Contemporary Color: Theory and Use

Author: Steven Bleicher

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111538913

Category: Art

Page: 224

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CONTEMPORARY COLOR is back with a beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated second edition! Combining a solid grounding in traditional color theory and a thorough exploration of effective color use in digital applications and 3D design work, this introduction to contemporary color text is a must have for all art students. Written by a leading design educator and artist whose work is widely exhibited, this text features a balanced examination of essential theory and its practical application using today’s cutting-edge technology. Contemporary Color, second edition covers a wide range of topics including all the basics on color theory, while also examining the latest on digital color, 3D design, and variations in color across nations and cultures. To complement this inclusive content, the text features thought-provoking discussions of the psychological impact of color, the future of color, creativity, and best practices for students and working artists. A vast collection of vivid images, drawn from both classical and contemporary artists, rounds out the text with powerful examples to illustrate applied color theory in all of its dazzling diversity. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Contemporary Color: Theory and Use

Author: Steven Bleicher

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133715141

Category: Design

Page: 224

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CONTEMPORARY COLOR is back with a beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated second edition! Combining a solid grounding in traditional color theory and a thorough exploration of effective color use in digital applications and 3D design work, this introduction to contemporary color text is a must have for all art students. Written by a leading design educator and artist whose work is widely exhibited, this text features a balanced examination of essential theory and its practical application using today's cutting-edge technology. Contemporary Color, second edition covers a wide range of topics including all the basics on color theory, while also examining the latest on digital color, 3D design, and variations in color across nations and cultures. To complement this inclusive content, the text features thought-provoking discussions of the psychological impact of color, the future of color, creativity, and best practices for students and working artists. A vast collection of vivid images, drawn from both classical and contemporary artists, rounds out the text with powerful examples to illustrate applied color theory in all of its dazzling diversity. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Contemporary Color Theory and Use

Author: Steven Bleicher

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401837402

Category: Art

Page: 175

View: 8528

This beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated introduction to contemporary color offers working artists valuable insight into traditional color theory while examining the effective use of color in digital applications and 3D design work. Written by a leading design educator whose work is widely exhibited, Contemporary Color features a balanced examination of theory and its practical application in a technology-driven world. Topics range from color perception, color harmonies, pigments, colorants, and paints to digital color and 3D design. An intriguing discussion of the psychological impact of color and the future of color add a stimulating dimension to the book. Thoughtful contributions on creativity and best practices round out the inclusive coverage.
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Contemporary Color in the Landscape

Top Designers, Inspiring Ideas, New Combinations

Author: Andrew Wilson

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 0881929964

Category: Gardening

Page: 280

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Color is the first and most important design choice a garden designer makes. Over the past decade, landscape architects and garden designers have moved away from the more sedate shades commonly found in traditional gardens and have used plants and hardscape to experiment with explosions of color. From the layered and textural colors of Piet Oudolf to the high contrast colors of Tom Stuart Smith, this increased focus on color is a trademark of today's leading designers. Contemporary Color in the Landscape explores the whole spectrum of color: how we perceive and respond to color, how to design with color, how to manipulate contrast and create intensity with saturation, how to maximize impact by minimizing color, how to find your own personal color combinations, and how color is viewed in nature. In gorgeous, color-drenched photos Andrew Wilson showcases the work of leading garden designers as inspiring examples of the way color is used. Innovative gardens from all over the world help the reader visualize the core color lessons throughout the book. Supported by more than 300 stunning photographs, Contemporary Color in the Landscape integrates cutting-edge designers, their landscapes, color theory, new design ideas, and gorgeous photography into one inspirational, instructional, and must-have guide for design professionals.
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Color Theory

An Essential Guide to Color-from Basic Principles to Practical Applications

Author: Patti Mollica

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN: 1600583024

Category: Art

Page: 64

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Cover subtitle: An Essential guide to color-- from basic principles to practical applications.
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A Book About Color

A Clear and Simple Guide for Young Artists

Author: Mark Gonyea

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 080509055X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Introduces color theory with primary and secondary colors, the color wheel, and how artists visualize and choose colors.
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Colour after Klein

re-thinking colour in modern and contemporary art

Author: Nuit Banai,Barbican Art Gallery

Publisher: Black Dog Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 191

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Colour After Klein explores the use of color in the work of 20 of the most influential contemporary artists. Through essays, artists profiles and personal writings by famous artists, this book provides new perspectives on the emotional, conceptual and aesthetic significance of color.
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Color in Contemporary Painting

Author: Charles Le Clair

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780823007417

Category: Art

Page: 224

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Aimed at professionals and students, this book explains how to make use ofolour in various types of painting. Colour theories are outlined, but theain emphasis of the book is the way contemporary artists such as Jasperohns and Milton Avery, actually use colour.
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Line Color Form

The Language of Art and Design

Author: Jesse Day

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1621532801

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Design students today are more visually literate than ever before, and their learning style naturally favors the visual over the textual. So why should they learn art and design theory from a traditional textbook? The only guide of its kind, Line Color Form offers a thorough introduction to design theory and terminology in a visually appealing and accessible format. With hundreds of illustrations and minimal text, this primer was created with visual learners in mind, making it ideal for art students as well as those for whom English is a second language. Each chapter focuses on a single aspect of visual composition, such as line, color, or material. After an illustrated discussion of fundamental vocabulary, the chapters move on to applications of the concepts covered. These applications are again demonstrated through images, including photographs, color wheels, significant works of art, and other visual aids. Each image is accompanied by a descriptive paragraph offering an example of how the vocabulary can be applied in visual analysis. The book culminates with a section on formal analysis, aimed at teaching readers how to express their observations in formal writing and critical discourse. With its emphasis on the visual, this unique guide is a highly effective learning tool, allowing readers to gain an ownership and mastery of terms that will benefit them academically and professionally. Whether you are a design educator, student, or professional, native or non-native English speaker, this bright and concise reference is a must.
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Color Codes

Modern Theories of Color in Philosophy, Painting and Architecture, Literature, Music, and Psychology

Author: Charles A. Riley

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9780874517422

Category: Architecture

Page: 351

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"The first thing to realize about the study of color in our time is its uncanny ability to evade all attempts to systematically codify it," writes Charles A. Riley in this series of interconnected essays on the uses and meanings of color.
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Pink

the exposed color in contemporary art and culture

Author: Barbara Nemitz,Hideto Fuse,Museumberg Flensburg--Städtische Sammlungen

Publisher: Hatje Cantz Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 319

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Pink ISBN 3-7757-1771-4 / 978-3-7757-1771-7 Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 283 pgs / 200 color. / U.S. $45.00 CDN $54.00 August / Art Featuring Vanessa Beecroft, Joseph Beuys, Louise Bourgeois, James Lee Byars, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Willem de Kooning, Peter Doig, James Ensor, Roe Ethridge, Sylvie Fleury, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Caspar David Friedrich, Paul Gauguin, Nan Goldin, Philip Guston, Mike Kelley, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Yves Klein, Yayoi Kusama, Jonathan Lasker, Charles Long, Paul McCarthy, Takashi Murakami, Pipilotti Rist, David Robbins, Wolfgang Tillmans, Andy Warhol, John Wesley, Franz West and Erwin Wurm.
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Powercolor

Master Color Concepts for All Media

Author: Caroline Jasper

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN: 9780823042609

Category: Art

Page: 144

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The jargon of color theory and the unpredictability of mixing manufactured colors prevent many artists from using color to maximum advantage in their work. This comprehensive survey of color—its science, psychology, theory, and aesthetics—gives artists the knowledge and power to do more with color. Artists learn what color is; the color wheel; various types of color contrast (temperature, intensity, and value); how a medium's physical characteristics affect the use and appearance of color; how color has been used by artists throughout history; and how color can be used effectively in a variety of theories, methods of applications, and mediums. This is an invaluable resource for artists who want to expand their knowledge about and invigorate their use of color. • For artists at all skill levels working in any medium • All artists, regardless of medium or style, need guidance and instruction on the theories and use of color Examines the following topics: • PHYSIOLOGY: what color is and how it has been explained by scientists • THEORY: the color wheel, and alternative color systems like triangles and spheres • HISTORY: how color has been used by artists throughout history • PHYSICS: various types of color contrast (temperature, intensity, value) • CHEMISTRY: how a medium's physical characteristics affect the use and appearance of color • CONTEMPORARY COLOR PRACTICE: how color can be used effectively in a variety of theories, methods of application, and mediums
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Colour

Author: David Batchelor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 238

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This chronology of writings from Baudelaire to Baudrillard traces how artists have affirmed color as a space of pure sensation, embraced it as a tool of revolution or denounced it as decorative and even decadent. It establishes color as a central theme in the story of modern and contemporary art and provides a fascinating handbook to the definitions and debates around its history, meaning, and use.
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Chromophobia

Author: David Batchelor

Publisher: Reaktion Books

ISBN: 9781861890740

Category: Art

Page: 124

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Batchelor coins the term "chromophobia"--A fear of corruption or contamination through color--in a meditation on color in western culture. Batchelor analyzes the history of, and the motivations behind, chromophobia, from its beginnings through examples of nineteenth-century literature, twentieth-century architecture and film to Pop art, minimalism and the art and architecture of the present day. He argues that there is a tradition of resistance to colour in the West, exemplified by many attempts to purge color from art, literature and architecture. Batchelor seeks to analyze the motivations behind chromophobia, considering the work of writers and philosophers who have used color as a significant motif, and offering new interpretations of familiar texts and works of art.
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Outside Color

Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

Author: M. Chirimuuta

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262029081

Category: Philosophy

Page: 264

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An integrated study of the history, philosophy, and science of color that offers a novel theory of the metaphysics of color.
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Colour Design

Theories and Applications

Author: Janet Best

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 0081018894

Category: Psychology

Page: 704

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Colour Design: Theories and Applications, Second Edition, provides information on a broad spectrum of colour subjects written by seasoned industry professionals and academics. It is a multidisciplinary book that addresses the use of colour across a range of industries, with a particular focus on textile colouration. Part One deals with the human visual system, colour perception and colour psychology, while Part Two focuses on the practical application of colour in design, including specifically in textiles and fashion. Part Three covers cultural and historical aspects of colour, as well as recent developments, addressing areas such as dyes and pigments, architecture, colour theory, virtual reality games, colour printing, website development, and sustainability. This revised, expanded, and updated edition reflects recent technological developments, and new industry priorities. Bringing together the science of colouration and the more artistic elements of design, this book supports students, academics, and industry professionals in developing a deep knowledge of colour use. It will also be an important reference for those involved in textile dyeing, design and manufacture. Provides a comprehensive review of the issues surrounding the use of color in textiles Discusses the application of color across a wide range of industries, supporting interdisciplinary knowledge and research Offers a revised, expanded, and updated look that reflects the rise of new technology and industry priorities
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Colour

A Workshop for Artists and Designers

Author: David Hornung

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856694193

Category: Color

Page: 168

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Demystifying its subject for professionals and students alike, this title inspires confidence in colour's application to graphic design, illustration, painting, textile art, and textile design.
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Modeling and Visualization with AutoCAD

Author: Suining Ding

Publisher: Fairchild Books

ISBN: 9781563675010

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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Interior designers use AutoCAD software for their drafting and rendering, but where do they learn to apply basic AutoCAD drafting standards and procedures to their specific needs? Modeling and Visualization with AutoCAD answers the question with tutorials that show students how to use AutoCAD software for such drawings as floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, interior elevations, and casework sections. Covering both 2-D and 3-D AutoCAD, the book introduces the method of importing digital images into the material library. This book introduces AutoCAD in a generic way to accommodate the minor differences between newer and older versions; the emphasis is on typical procedures and methods rather than a more detailed process.Its case studies use ancient and modern masterpieces of interior design to demonstrate various applications so that students cannot only develop their rendering skills in a creative way, but also build upon their knowledge and appreciation of the classical elements of design.Features-- Easy to follow step-by-step tutorials for different levels of learners-- Chapter objectives, key terms, and exercises to help students practice what they have learned-- Integration of instructions for applying AutoCAD functions to interior design and pre-sentation of masterpieces that enhance learners' appreciation of classical architectural forms-- Full color illustrations created with the most recent version of AutoCAD to demonstrate results that can also be achieved with earlier versions-- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom
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Color and Light

A Guide for the Realist Painter

Author: James Gurney

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 0740797719

Category: Art

Page: 224

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From New York Times best-selling author of the Dinotopia series, James Gurney, comes a carefully crafted and researched study on color and light in paintings. This art instruction book will accompany the acclaimed Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist. James Gurney, New York Times best-selling author and artist of the Dinotopia series, follows Imaginative Realism with his second art-instruction book, Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter. A researched study on two of art's most fundamental themes, Color and Light bridges the gap between abstract theory and practical knowledge. Beginning with a survey of underappreciated masters who perfected the use of color and light, the book examines how light reveals form, the properties of color and pigments, and the wide variety of atmospheric effects. Gurney cuts though the confusing and contradictory dogma about color, testing it in the light of science and observation. A glossary, pigment index, and bibliography complete what will ultimately become an indispensible tool for any artist. This book is the second in a series based on his blog, gurneyjourney.com. His first in the series, Imaginative Realism, was widely acclaimed in the fantastical art world, and was ranked the #1 Bestseller on the Amazon list for art instruction. "James Gurney's new book, Color and Light, cleverly bridges the gap between artistic observation and scientific explanation. Not only does he eloquently describe all the effects of color and light an artist might encounter, but he thrills us with his striking paintings in the process." --Armand Cabrera, Artist
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Green

The History of a Color

Author: Michel Pastoureau

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 069115936X

Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 8866

In this beautiful and richly illustrated book, the acclaimed author of Blue and Black presents a fascinating and revealing history of the color green in European societies from prehistoric times to today. Examining the evolving place of green in art, clothes, literature, religion, science, and everyday life, Michel Pastoureau traces how culture has profoundly changed the perception and meaning of the color over millennia—and how we misread cultural, social, and art history when we assume that colors have always signified what they do today. Filled with entertaining and enlightening anecdotes, Green shows that the color has been ambivalent: a symbol of life, luck, and hope, but also disorder, greed, poison, and the devil. Chemically unstable, green pigments were long difficult to produce and even harder to fix. Not surprisingly, the color has been associated with all that is changeable and fleeting: childhood, love, and money. Only in the Romantic period did green definitively become the color of nature. Pastoureau also explains why the color was connected with the Roman emperor Nero, how it became the color of Islam, why Goethe believed it was the color of the middle class, why some nineteenth-century scholars speculated that the ancient Greeks couldn’t see green, and how the color was denigrated by Kandinsky and the Bauhaus. More broadly, Green demonstrates that the history of the color is, to a large degree, one of dramatic reversal: long absent, ignored, or rejected, green today has become a ubiquitous and soothing presence as the symbol of environmental causes and the mission to save the planet. With its striking design and compelling text, Green will delight anyone who is interested in history, culture, art, fashion, or media.
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