Color: An Introduction to Practice and Principles
The one-stop reference to the essentials of color science and technology—now fully updated and revised
The fully updated Third Edition of Color: An Introduction to Practice and Principles continues to provide a truly comprehensive, non-mathematical introduction to color science, complete with historical, philosophical, and art-related topics.
Geared to non-specialists and experts alike, Color clearly explains key technical concepts concerning light, human vision, and color perception phenomena. It covers color order systems in depth, examines color reproduction technologies, and reviews the history of color science as well as its relationship to art and color harmony. Revised throughout to reflect the latest developments in the field, the Third Edition:
Praise for the previous editions:
"A nice bridge to areas usually not covered in academic visual science programs . . . outstanding."
"A good addition to any library, this should be useful for the color interests of artists, designers, craftsmen, philosophers, psychologists, color technologies, and students in related fields."
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What Is Color and How Did We Come to Experience It?
From Light to Color
Color Perception Phenomena
Orderly Arrangements of Color
Defining the Color Stimulus
Colorants and Their Mixture