9780205635603

Color

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205635603

  • ISBN10:

    0205635601

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/28/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

The sixth edition of Color is an invaluable introduction to the art and the science of color and its uses. It provides a solid and thorough foundation in the aesthetic and practical basics of this all-pervasive subject, with many quotations from artists past and present on the subtleties of their techniques. The material on new technologies has been reorganized abd updated so that pigment mixtures are now explored before light mixtures.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
New to the Sixth Editionp. 7
Acknowledgmentsp. 8
Photo Creditsp. 9
Working with Colorp. 10
Color Basicsp. 14
The Physics of Lightp. 14
Additive Light Colorsp. 15
Subtractive Pigment Colorsp. 18
Saturation, Hue, Valuep. 19
Perceiving Colorsp. 25
The Human Eyep. 25
Seeing Colorsp. 26
Variables in Color Perceptionp. 30
Non-visual Color Perceptionp. 37
Psychological Effects of Colorp. 39
Warm and Cool Colorsp. 39
Physiological Effectsp. 41
Color Symbolismp. 43
Personal Color Preferencesp. 44
Emotional Effectsp. 47
Local and Expressive Colorp. 49
Compositional Effects of Colorp. 51
Spatial Effectsp. 51
Balance and Proportionp. 56
Emphasisp. 58
Unityp. 59
Theories of Color Relationshipsp. 63
Early Theoriesp. 63
Leonardo da Vincip. 63
Newtonp. 64
Harrisp. 65
Goethep. 65
Rungep. 68
Chevreulp. 68
Roodp. 69
Munsellp. 71
Ostwaldp. 71
C.I.E. Color Spacep. 73
Subtractive Mediap. 75
Dye and Pigment Sourcesp. 75
The Color Notation Systemsp. 76
Mixing Oils and Acrylicsp. 77
Ceramic Glazesp. 82
Colored Glassp. 83
Fiber Dyesp. 84
Color Photographyp. 89
Color Printingp. 90
Digital Printingp. 95
Color Managementp. 98
Fading of Subtractive Colorsp. 101
Additive Mediap. 102
Transmitting Color Electronicallyp. 103
Choosing and Using Color on the Monitorp. 104
Digital Artp. 108
Color in Website Designp. 111
Dynamic Imagery and Virtual Realityp. 113
Lightworksp. 115
Color Combinations and Interactionsp. 120
Color Schemesp. 120
Color Interactionsp. 131
Color in Fine Artp. 146
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