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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401837402
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/18/2004
  • Series: Design Concepts Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,135,978
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven Bleicher is a tenured professor in the Visual Arts Department at Coastal Carolina University. After receiving his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Pratt Institute, Professor Bleicher worked and taught at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture; the State University of New York; Brooklyn College; and Marian College. He also served as a senior faculty member in the Arts and Humanities Program at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and was assistant dean of the School of Art and Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. In addition to teaching, Professor Bleicher is active as a visiting lecturer and consultant on color psychology for clients including Staples, Inc., and The Savannah College of Art and Design. He is also an accomplished artist whose work is included in many major collections and has been widely exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally.

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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.

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