The elements of color: a treatise on the color system of Johannes Itten, based on his book The art of color
A useful simplification and condensation of Johannes ltten's major work. The Art of Color, this book covers subjective feeling and objective color principles in detail. It presents the key to understanding color in ltten's color circle and color contrasts.
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12-hue color circle afterimage artist background Bauhaus blue blue-green blue-violet bluish Cezanne character chiaroscuro chro chromatic colors cold and warm cold-warm contrast color areas color circle color combinations color composition color contrast color effects color expression color harmony color sphere color theory complementary colors complementary pairs Contrast of extension contrast of hue contrast of saturation depth effect diluted dull exercises expressive values form and color Goethe gonals gradations gray square Greco green Grunewald horizontal individual intense Kandinsky Konrad Witz light and dark light-dark contrast lmpressionists ltten luminous mixture modulations nature neutral gray orange painters painting pairs of complementaries Philipp Otto Runge pigments Pointillism proportions pure colors radiant red-orange red-violet Rembrandt shows simultaneous contrast simultaneous effect spectrum subjective color subtractive colors symbolic tetrads timbre tints and shades Titian tonal tones triad triangle vertical violet visual vivid white and black yellow yellow-green