The Secrets of Color in Hand-Hooked Rugs: Your Complete Guide to Selecting and Choosing Color

The Secrets of Color in Hand-Hooked Rugs: Your Complete Guide to Selecting and Choosing Color

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781881982395
Publisher: Stackpole Magazines
Publication date: 04/12/2002
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.12(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.18(d)

Table of Contents

From the Editor3
About the Author3
Introduction: Theory is the Tool, Imagination is the Translator4
Chapter 1Understanding Color5
Characteristics6
Classification9
Color Circle10
Color Star11
Chapter 2Discovering Composition13
Vocabulary14
Perception16
Dominance17
Energy and Weight17
Mood18
Temperature19
Hue Scale20
Color Paths21
Dictionary of Dyeing Techniques23
Chapter 3Developing Color Harmonies28
Monochromatic Harmony29
Monochromatic Dye Pot31
Complementary Harmony32
Complementary Dye Pot33
Split Complementary Harmony34
Split Complementary Dye Pot35
Double Complementary Harmony36
Double Complementary Dye Pot36
Tetradic Harmony38
Analogous Harmony40
Analogous Dye Pot41
Triadic Harmony42
Triadic Combinations45
Chapter 4Color Planning a Rug46
Process in Action47
Guidelines54
Interest55
Proportion56
Rhythm and Unity57
Chapter 5Visiting the Gallery58
Sources71
About the Publisher/What is Rug Hooking?72

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The Secrets of Color in Hand-Hooked Rugs: Your Complete Guide to Selecting and Choosing Color 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This is by far the best book ever written on the subject of color. Betty Krull has taken a subject that challenges many rug hookers and artists and has provided logical and easy to understand theory and direction. Photographs and rug examples are exceptional!