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Designing with Color: Concepts and Applications,9781563678592
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Designing with Color: Concepts and Applications

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9781563678592

ISBN10:
1563678594
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/2010
Publisher(s):
FAIRCHILD BOOKS
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This textbook/workbook takes an interactive approach to the study of color and design, highlighting the elemental importance for designers to understand how color is perceived, experienced, and manipulated in order to be used effectively in their designs. Workbook activities and artist-inspired assignments include options for students to use paper and multimedia applications such as paint, color paper, digital and film cameras, and cell phones equipped with digital cameras. Workbook space is provided for students to input assignments illustrating their understanding of the concepts and connecting the student learning experience to the world around them. This highly visual text will explore and apply the principles of color and design and help stir the imagination of today's art and design students.

Author Biography

Chris Dorosz and J.R. Watson are both based at The Academy of Art University, San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Color
Local Color vs Symbolic Color
The Color Wheel
Value, Saturation, and Temperature
Analogous Colors
Complementary Colors
Color Proportion
Light Temperature

Design
Two-Dimensional Space
Three-Dimensional Illusion
Three-Dimensional Form
Unity and Variety
Emphasis
Balance
Movement
Rhythm
Nonfocal Point Design
Message of Color and Shape


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