The Enjoyment and Use of Color

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1964 - Art - 274 pages
Here is a wonderful guide for mixing colors to retain full brilliance. Learn to use near-complements and "triads" in design and composition, to relate colors as harmoniously as possible, how to represent sunlight, and much more. 7 color plates, 29 illustrations.
 

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I have learned a lot about how to use color in my painting as a result of reading and studying this book. I learned more from this book than I did taking color theory in college. I highly recommend it and I recommend carrying out the exercises suggested in the book.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
COLOR SENsATIONs
18
CoLOR VALUEs AND INTENsITIEs
61
COMPLEMENTARY COLORs
104
AfterImagesMixtures of Paints Compared with Combinations
119
COMPOsITE CoLoRs
133
NEARCOMPLEMENTs AND Tnuns 1 72
175
COLOR Hanmomns
199
COLOR IN NATURE AND ART
233
The Hues of Plants Animals and InsectsColors of Inorganic
248
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