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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-182) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

 

New to the Fifth Edition 7

 

Acknowledgments 8

 

Photo Credits 9

 

1 Why Study Color? 11

 

2 Color Basics 14

The Physics of Light 14

Light Colors 15

Pigment Colors 16

Saturation,Hue,Value 19

 

3 Perceiving Colors 23

The Human Eye 23

Seeing Colors 24

Nonvisual Color Perception 36

 

4 Psychological Effects of Color 37

Warm and Cool Colors 37

Physiological Effects 39

Color Symbolism 40

Personal Color Preferences 42

Emotional Effects 44

Local and Expressive Color 46

 

5 Compositional Effects of Color 49

Spatial Effects 49

Balance and Proportion 55

Emphasis 59

Unity 60

 

6 Theories of Color Relationships 62

Early Theories 62

Leonardo daVinci 62

Newton 63

Harris 64

Goethe 64

Runge 67

Chevreul 68

Rood 68

Munsell 69

Ostwald 69

 

7 Color, Light, and Computers 73

Transmitting Color Electronically 74

Choosing and Using Color on the Monitor 75

Digital Art 79

Color in Website Design 81

Dynamic Imagery and Virtual Reality 85

Laser Art,Holography, and Multi-Media 88

 

8 Inks, Dyes, Pigments and Print 91

Dye and Pigment Sources 91

Lighting 93

The Munsell Notation System 93

The C. I. E. System 94

Mixing Oils and Acrylics 95

Ceramic Glazes 100

Colored Glass 101

Color Printing 102

Digital Printing 107

Color Management 111

Color Photography 114

Fiber Dyes 116

Fading of Subtractive Colors 199

 

9 Color Combinations and Interactions 121

Color Schemes 121

Color Interactions 133

 

10 Color in Fine Art 148

Non-Western Traditions 149

Historical Western Approaches 151

Twentieth-Century Western Approaches 160

 

11 Color in Applied Design 173

Color Trends 173

Color Psychology 175

Graphic Design 176

Interior Design 180

Architecture 183

Landscape Design 185

Crafts 188

 

Color Problems 190

 

Glossary 194

 

Notes 197

 

Index 199

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780130984869
Author:
Zelanski, Paul
Author:
Fisher, Mary Pat
Author:
Zelanski, Paul J.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Color
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Color in art
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
Color Theory
Subject:
General Art
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
107-484
Publication Date:
20060201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10.96x8.48x.38 in. 1.19 lbs.

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