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Page 75 - The face is the most important part of the body, because it is the part that most clearly conveys one's personality to strangers and impresses itself upon the memory of friends. The clothing should never eclipse it in interest, but should serve as a background for it and make it as attractive as possible.
Page 25 - The three dimensions of color are: hue, value, and chroma. Hue is the quality which distinguishes one color from another, the name of the color, as red, green.
Page 34 - ... few people realize how texture affects color, making it appear bright or dull, opaque or translucent, mellow or harsh. Sometimes a color may be worn in one material that is not becoming in others.
Page 29 - Color is becoming when it harmonizes with the personal color scheme of the wearer, when it makes the skin look clear and healthy, and when it intensifies instead of neutralizes the color of the eyes and hair.
Page 3 - In each case the sum of the two parts creates a whole that bears the same relationship to the larger part that the larger part bears to the smaller. This is sometimes called the Greek law of proportion and...
Page 62 - In selecting or making garments, the problem is to discover which textures are most becoming and why.