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Art Theory for Web Design

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ISBN-10: 1576761428

ISBN-13: 9781576761427

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jennifer Golbeck

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This book introduces essential concepts of color and design theory with the web in mind.nbsp;Technical issues of coding and accessibility are addressed from the beginning to allow for immediate experimentation with the visual interface.nbsp; Each design concept is illustrated with artistic examples, sample web pages, and related usability issues so readers understand how these principles should guide basic choices in web design.nbsp;For web designers who are looking for a foundation in art theory.
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Book details

List price: $28.80
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 6/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Color Foundations for Art Theory
Understand the RGB color system
Learn to describe colors with 256 values in decimal and hexadecimal
Introduce the color name system
Understand the use of web-safe colors
Learn how color is created in HTML and Cascading Style Sheets
Color Theory
Describe the basic principles and terminology of color mixing
Introduce color schemas and understand the aesthetics of color composition
Learn how to apply the doctrines of color theory to web design
Graphic Design Theory
Learn the basic elements and principles of design
Understand how these design formalisms are combined to produce different effects
See how these design examples are used in artwork and web pages
Practice implementing this artistic design into web page design
HTML Color Reference