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Color,9780130802613

Color

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780130802613

ISBN10:
0130802611
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

Addressed to artists and art students in all media --in both fine and applied arts -- this book provides an introduction to the many different approaches to understanding color and its uses -- including aesthetics, science, psychology, and history. Covers Color Basics; Perceiving Colors; Psychological Effects of Color; Compositional Effects of Color; Theories of Color Relationships; Subtractive Notation and Mixing; Light Mixtures; Color Combinations and Interactions; Color in Fine Art; and Color in Applied Design. Considers special aesthetic and practical considerations for color usage in each medium. Discusses color management with computer technologies. Provides direct quotes from working artists about the realities of color use. Features many demonstrations/illustrations -- in color and black and white -- of color effects and media -- including historic and contemporary paintings, photographs, crafts, advertisements, cartoons, commercial design, computer art, video, architecture, landscape design, sculpture, and clothing. For artists and art students in all media -- in both fine and applied arts.

Table of Contents

Preface 7(7)
Special Features of the Third Edition
7(1)
Acknowledgments
8(1)
Photo Credits 9(161)
Why Study Color?
11(2)
Color Basics
13(9)
The Physics of Light
13(1)
Additive Color Relationships
14(3)
Pigment Colors
17(1)
Saturation, Hue, Value
18(4)
Perceiving Colors
22(13)
The Human Eye
22(1)
Seeing Colors
23(3)
Variables in Color Perception
26(8)
Nonvisual Color Perception
34(1)
Psychological Effects of Color
35(9)
Warm and Cool Colors
35(2)
Physiological Effects
37(1)
Color Symbolism
38(2)
Personal Color Preferences
40(1)
Emotional Effects
40(2)
Local and Expressive Color
42(2)
Compositional Effects of Color
44(11)
Spatial Effects
44(6)
Balance and Proportion
50(2)
Emphasis
52(1)
Unity
53(2)
Theories of Color Relationships
55(12)
Early Theories
55(1)
Leonardo da Vinci
55(2)
Newton
57(1)
Moses Harris
57(1)
Goethe
58(2)
Runge
60(1)
Chevreul
60(2)
Rood
62(2)
Munsell
64(1)
Ostwald
64(3)
Subtractive Notation and Mixing
67(24)
Dye and Pigment Sources
67(1)
Lighting
68(1)
The Munsell Notation System
69(1)
The C.I.E. System
70(1)
Mixing Oils and Acrylics
71(4)
Ceramic Glazes
75(1)
Colored Glass
76(1)
Color Printing
77(6)
Color Photography
83(4)
Fiber Dyes
87(3)
Fading of Subtractive Colors
90(1)
Light Mixtures
91(14)
Video
91(1)
Computer Graphics
92(1)
Choosing Colors
93(5)
Computer Color Printers
98(2)
Color Management
100(2)
Dynamic Imagery
102(1)
Color Photocopying
102(1)
Laser Art, Holography, and Multi-Media
103(2)
Color Combinations and Interactions
105(25)
Color Schemes
105(12)
Color Interactions
117(13)
Color in Fine Art
130(24)
Non-Western Traditions
131(4)
Historical Western Approaches
135(9)
Twentieth-Century Western Approaches
144(10)
Color in Applied Design
154(16)
Color Trends
154(1)
Color Psychology
155(3)
Graphic Design
158(2)
Interior Design
160(2)
Architecture
162(5)
Landscape Design
167(1)
Crafts
167(3)
Glossary 170(3)
Notes 173(2)
Index 175


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