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Living Colors: The Definitive Guide to Color Palettes Through the Ages

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ISBN13: 9780811837293
ISBN10: 0811837297
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Living Colors has proven to be a perennially popular guide to color for designers, artists, and color enthusiasts. Now reissued with a striking new cover, this indispensable double spiral-bound volume displays 80 classic color schemes from art and design history. From architecture and apparel to paintings and pottery, Living Colors draws on exemplary work in a variety of media and across a range of historical periods. Each scheme is individually presented, profiled, and illustrated in a handy gatefold format with representative four-color images and accurate color-bar reference for matching against the project at hand. From the dominant reds of ancient Egyptian ochers to the psychedelic palettes of the sixties, Living Colors will inspire professionals and laypeople alike in choosing colors for a multitude of uses.

Synopsis:

Now reissued with a striking new cover, this indispensable double spiral-bound volume displays 80 classic color schemes from art and design history. From architecture and apparel to paintings and pottery, "Living Colors" draws on exemplary work in a variety of media and across a range of historical periods.

Synopsis:

Reissued with new cover, a guide for designers, artists, and color enthusiasts displays eighty classic color schemes from art and design history, drawing on works of architecture, fashion, paintings, pottery and other media across a range of historical periods to offer instruction on the effective u

About the Author

Augustine Hope is a writer and color and design consultant.

Margaret Walch is director of the Color Association of the US.

Table of Contents

Anonymous artists — Hereos of the renaissance — Age of interiors — Orientalism — Victorian decoratives — Shades of the machine age — Fashion's theatrics — American pop — Artists' signatures — Ethnic sources.

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JFJ, March 19, 2010 (view all comments by JFJ)
Just found this on the table at work. It looks awesome! And nice to hold, too: good dimensions and love the corresponding color palettes!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780811837293
Subtitle:
The Definitive Guide to Color Palettes
Author:
Walch, Margaret
Author:
Hope, Augustine
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Color
Subject:
Color in art
Subject:
Colors
Subject:
Color Theory
Subject:
History : General
Edition Number:
2002 ed
Series Volume:
v. 236
Publication Date:
20021101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
162
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Color Theory
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Color and Perspective
Home and Garden » Interior Design » Color

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Product details 162 pages Chronicle Books - English 9780811837293 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Now reissued with a striking new cover, this indispensable double spiral-bound volume displays 80 classic color schemes from art and design history. From architecture and apparel to paintings and pottery, "Living Colors" draws on exemplary work in a variety of media and across a range of historical periods.
"Synopsis" by , Reissued with new cover, a guide for designers, artists, and color enthusiasts displays eighty classic color schemes from art and design history, drawing on works of architecture, fashion, paintings, pottery and other media across a range of historical periods to offer instruction on the effective u
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