9780131958647

Color

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131958647

  • ISBN10:

    013195864X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This book addresses the subject of color in all media, both fine and applied. It provides an informative introduction to understanding color from the approaches of aesthetics, science, psychology, and history; and includes beautiful illustrations and direct quotes from working artists about their perspectives about color use.The book discusses all facets of color in historic and contemporary paintings, with sections on the psychological and compositional effects of color, theories of color relationships, subtractive notation and light mixtures, color combinations, and color in fine art and applied design.For working artists and employees in the fields of art and design, such as painters, sculptors, crafters, photographers, advertisement creators, cartoonists, commercial designers, computer artists and website designers, architects, landscape designers, interior designers, and clothing designers.

Table of Contents

Preface 7(1)
New to the Fifth Edition 7(1)
Acknowledgments 8(1)
Photo Credits
9(181)
Why Study Color?
11(3)
Color Basics
14(9)
The Physics of Light
14(1)
Light Colors
15(1)
Pigment Colors
16(3)
Saturation, Hue, Value
19(4)
Perceiving Colors
23(14)
The Human Eye
23(1)
Seeing Colors
24(12)
Nonvisual Color Perception
36(1)
Psychological Effects of Color
37(12)
Warm and Cool Colors
37(2)
Physiological Effects
39(1)
Color Symbolism
40(2)
Personal Color Preferences
42(2)
Emotional Effects
44(2)
Local and Expressive Color
46(3)
Compositional Effects of Color
49(13)
Spatial Effects
49(6)
Balance and Proportion
55(4)
Emphasis
59(1)
Unity
60(2)
Theories of Color Relationships
62(11)
Early Theories
62(1)
Leonardo da Vinci
62(1)
Newton
63(1)
Harris
64(1)
Goethe
64(3)
Runge
67(1)
Chevreul
68(1)
Rood
68(1)
Munsell
69(1)
Ostwald
69(4)
Color, Light, and Computers
73(18)
Transmitting Color Electronically
74(1)
Choosing and Using Color on the Monitor
75(4)
Digital Art
79(2)
Color in Website Design
81(4)
Dynamic Imagery and Virtual Reality
85(3)
Laser Art, Holography, and Multi-Media
88(3)
Inks, Dyes, Pigments, and Print
91(30)
Dye and Pigment Sources
91(2)
Lighting
93(1)
The Munsell Notation System
93(1)
The C.I.E. System
94(1)
Mixing Oils and Acrylics
95(5)
Ceramic Glazes
100(1)
Colored Glass
101(1)
Color Printing
102(5)
Digital Printing
107(4)
Color Management
111(3)
Color Photography
114(2)
Fiber Dyes
116(3)
Fading of Subtractive Colors
119(2)
Color Combinations and Interactions
121(27)
Color Schemes
121(12)
Color Interactions
133(15)
Color in Fine Art
148(25)
Non-Western Traditions
149(2)
Historical Western Approaches
151(9)
Twentieth-Century Western Approaches
160(13)
Color in Applied Design
173(17)
Color Trends
173(2)
Color Psychology
175(1)
Graphic Design
176(4)
Interior Design
180(3)
Architecture
183(2)
Landscape Design
185(3)
Crafts
188(2)
Color Problems 190(4)
Glossary 194(3)
Notes 197(2)
Index 199

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