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CONTEMPORARY COLOR is back with a beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated second edition! Combining a solid grounding in traditional color theory and a thorough exploration of effective color use in digital applications and 3D design work, this introduction to contemporary color text is a must have for all art students. Written by a leading design educator and artist whose work is widely exhibited, this text features a balanced examination of essential theory and its practical application using today's cutting-edge technology. Contemporary Color, second edition covers a wide range of topics including all the basics on color theory, while also examining the latest on digital color, 3D design, and variations in color across nations and cultures. To complement this inclusive content, the text features thought-provoking discussions of the psychological impact of color, the future of color, creativity, and best practices for students and working artists. A vast collection of vivid images, drawn from both classical and contemporary artists, rounds out the text with powerful examples to illustrate applied color theory in all of its dazzling diversity.

Synopsis:

This beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated introduction to contemporary color offers working artists valuable insight into traditional color theory while examining the effective use of color in digital applications and 3D design work. Written by a leading design educator whose work is widely exhibited, Contemporary Color features a balanced examination of theory and its practical application in a technology-driven world. Topics range from color perception, color harmonies, pigments, colorants, and paints to digital color and 3D design. An intriguing discussion of the psychological impact of color and the future of color add a stimulating dimension to the book. Thoughtful contributions on creativity and best practices round out the inclusive coverage.

About the Author

Steven Bleicher is a faculty member of the Art and Humanities program at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Steven is a member of the College Art Association?s Education Committee and is the Associate Editor of FATE in Review, the journal of Foundations in Art Theory in Education. He is also an accomplished artist whose work is included in many major collections.

Table of Contents

Color Perception.Color Theories.Color Harmonies.Pigments, Colorants, and Paints.Digital Color.Color and 3D.Color Psychology.Color in Fine Art.Color in Design.The Future of Color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781401837402
Author:
Bleicher, Steven
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Bleicher, Steven (Steven Bleicher)
Location:
Clifton Park, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Color
Subject:
Color in design
Subject:
Color in art
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Color Theory
Subject:
Digital Color
Subject:
3D design
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Graphic design
Subject:
Design Theory
Subject:
Art Theory
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Design Concepts
Series Volume:
39
Publication Date:
August 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.94x8.00x.39 in. 1.03 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated introduction to contemporary color offers working artists valuable insight into traditional color theory while examining the effective use of color in digital applications and 3D design work. Written by a leading design educator whose work is widely exhibited, Contemporary Color features a balanced examination of theory and its practical application in a technology-driven world. Topics range from color perception, color harmonies, pigments, colorants, and paints to digital color and 3D design. An intriguing discussion of the psychological impact of color and the future of color add a stimulating dimension to the book. Thoughtful contributions on creativity and best practices round out the inclusive coverage.
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