Colour: How to Use Colour in Art and Design

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Laurence King Publishing, 2006 - Art - 182 pages
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Summary: This book provides a thorough grounding in colour theory as well as expert advice about putting the principles into practice. Beginning with an account of colour fundamentals and a history of colour theory, the author then explores in depth the four dimensions of colour and ehtir application to compositions in various media. The final part of the book focuses on the psychological, symbolic and cultural aspects of colour.
 

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If you read this book careful you'll learn a lot about color theory and proper aspect of combinations

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I own this book and it's one of the best books on colour I've ever come across. I particularly enjoyed the appendices!

Contents

ysiology
4
Color Theorists
13
I
31
The Dimension of Value
39
The Dimension of Intensity
49
The Dimension of Temperature
56
Color and the Principles of Design
66
Color and the Elements of Design Space
78
Chapter n Color Interactions
94
Color and the Effects of Illumination
103
I
117
Chap
133
Appendix
158
26
168
34
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