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For introductory courses in Color and Color Theory in Art Design and in the studio curriculum.

This fourth edition text is a valuable introduction to the art and science of color use in all artistic media in both fine and applied arts. It provides a solid and thorough foundation in the aesthetic, science, psychology, and history of color, with extensive illustrations covering all media and historical periods to the present time.
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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 217.4 x 286 x 9.7mm | 562.46g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130984868
  • 9780130984869

Table of contents

1. Why Study Color?

2. Color Basics.

3. Perceiving Colors.

4. Psychological Effects of Color.

5. Compositional Effects of Color.

6. Theories of Color Relationships.

7. Subtractive Notation and Mixing.

8. Light Mixtures.

9. Color Combinations and Interactions.

10. Color in Fine Art.

11. Color in Applied Design.



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