Contemporary Color: Theory and Use / Edition 2

Contemporary Color: Theory and Use / Edition 2

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by Steven Bleicher
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111538913

ISBN-13: 9781111538910

Pub. Date: 03/30/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


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…  See more details below

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111538910
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/30/2011
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
701,344
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction. 1. Color Perception. 2. Color Theory - Making Sense of Color. 3. Color Psychology. 4. Color Harmonies. 5. Pigments, Colorants and Paints. 6. Digital Color. 7. Color and 3-D. 8. Color in Fine Art. 9. Color in Design. 10. Global Color. 11. The Future of Color.

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