Moving Color

Early Film, Mass Culture, Modernism

Author: Joshua Yumibe

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 0813552982

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 230

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Color was used in film well before The Wizard of Oz. Thomas Edison, for example, projected two-colored films at his first public screening in New York City on April 23, 1896. These first colors of early cinema were not photographic; they were applied manually through a variety of laborious processes—most commonly by the hand-coloring and stenciling of prints frame by frame, and the tinting and toning of films in vats of chemical dyes. The results were remarkably beautiful. Moving Color is the first book-length study of the beginnings of color cinema. Looking backward, Joshua Yumibe traces the legacy of color history from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the cinema of the early twentieth century. Looking forward, he explores the implications of this genealogy on experimental and contemporary digital cinemas in which many colors have become, once again, vividly unhinged from photographic reality. Throughout this history, Moving Color revolves around questions pertaining to the sensuousness of color: how color moves us in the cinema—visually, emotionally, and physically.

Color and the Moving Image

History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive

Author: Simon Brown,Sarah Street,Liz Watkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136307893

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

View: 9855

This new AFI Film Reader is the first comprehensive collection of original essays on the use of color in film. Contributors from diverse film studies backgrounds consider the importance of color throughout the history of the medium, assessing not only the theoretical implications of color on the screen, but also the ways in which developments in cinematographic technologies transformed the aesthetics of color and the nature of film archiving and restoration. Color and the Moving Image includes new writing on key directors whose work is already associated with color—such as Hitchcock, Jarman and Sirk—as well as others whose use of color has not yet been explored in such detail—including Eric Rohmer and the Coen Brothers. This volume is an excellent resource for a variety of film studies courses and the global film archiving community at large.

The Magical Effects of Color

Author: Joen Wolfrom

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1571205160

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Joen's second book takes up where the popular Landscapes & Illusions left off, further exploring luminosity, highlights, reflections, and transparency in both traditional and contemporary quilts. She discusses the color wheel, explains various visual effects, and encourages observations of nature. Finally information on pattern drafting and perspective helps quilters create their own designs. Twenty-four pages are devoted to some of the leading quiltmakers of our time.

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

View: 3715

"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.

Bright Colors Falsely Seen

Synaesthesia and the Search for Transcendental Knowledge

Author: Kevin T. Dann

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300146257

Category: Medical

Page: 225

View: 1245

In a conversation with his physician, a nineteenth-century resident of Paris who lived near the railroad described sensations of brilliant color generated by the sounds of trains passing in the night. This patient - a synaesthete - experienced "color hearing" for letters, words, and most sounds. Synaesthesia, a phenomenon now known to science for more than a century, is a rare form of perception in which one sense may respond to stimuli received by other senses. This fascinating book provides the first historical treatment of synaesthesia and a closely related mode of perception called eideticism. Kevin Dann discusses divergent views of synaesthesia and eideticism of the past hundred years and explores the controversies over the significance of these unusual modes of perception.

The Complete Color Harmony Workbook

A Workbook and Guide to Creative Color Combinations

Author: Kiki Eldridge

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 9781616736019

Category: Art

Page: 224

View: 1941

A must-have reference for anyone working with color The Complete Color Harmony Workbooktakes the essential elements of Rockport'sComplete Color Harmonyand turns them into a hands-on workbook for anyone working with color. This book not only provides the tear-out color swatches and hands-on color advice available inComplete Color Harmony, but also offers new metallic and fluorescent color inspiration as well as two new palette chapters: "Graphic" and "Pure." Like the rest of the best-sellingColor Harmonyseries, this book provides readers with the color inspiration and information to achieve beautiful and communicative results

Ultrasound: Part 2, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics,

Author: Theresa S. Wu

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323289940

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 4399

The second part of Dr. Wu's Ultrasound edition has more topics covered by an expert panel of authors. Topics discussed include ocular ultrasound, basic procedures, musculoskeletal, deep vein thrombosis, advanced procedures, and OB/GYN!

LightWave 3D 7.5 Lighting

Author: Nicholas Boughen

Publisher: Wordware Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1556223544

Category: Computers

Page: 452

View: 6759

LightWave 3D 7.5 Lighting is the only book on the market from a professional artist that explains the theory and application of lighting with LightWave 3D 7.5. The book discusses everything users need to know about the qualities of light, modern lighting techniques, LightWave's impressive toolset, and lighting design issues.

GPU-Based Interactive Visualization Techniques

Author: Daniel Weiskopf

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540332634

Category: Mathematics

Page: 312

View: 5413

This book presents efficient visualization techniques, a prerequisite for the interactive exploration of complex data sets. High performance is demonstrated as a process of devising algorithms for the fast graphics processing units (GPUs) of modern graphics hardware. Coverage includes parallelization on cluster computers with several GPUs, adaptive rendering methods, and non-photorealistic rendering techniques for visualization.

Mastering Pastel

Capture the beauty of the world around you in this colorful medium

Author: Alain Picard

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN: 1600584314

Category: Art

Page: 64

View: 6967

In this new addition to the Artist's Library series, talented master artist, Alain Picard, guides the reader through an exploration of this unique medium and its myriad uses. After an introduction to tools and materials, readers will learn how to use various pastel techniques, including hatching, crosshatching, and stippling, to create depth and dimension in their artwork. Readers will also find basic information on color theory and how to use color to elicit emotion, portray mood or time of day, and suggest depth and distance. Throughout the course of the book, aspiring pastel artists will learn how to use soft and hard pastels to achieve art that is bold and intense or delicate and soft. Easy step-by-step lessons cover a variety of subject matter, including landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. Artist tips and tricks demonstrate how to blend and layer colors and create reflection, shadow, and soft and hard edges. With its breadth of professional instruction and variety of subjects to paint, Mastering Pastel is the perfect resource to start building artist proficiency in this enthralling and versatile medium.

Teach Them Spanish!, Grade 1

Author: Winnie Waltzer-Hackett

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 0742401960

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 1104

Contains elementary-level lessons in practical Spanish designed for teachers who have little or no knowledge of Spanish themselves.

Revival of Love

Remembering the Beautiful, Moving Colors of Love

Author: Patricia McKeever

Publisher: BalboaPress

ISBN: 1452542058

Category: Self-Help

Page: 60

View: 5564

When you find yourself in the constant commotion of our world, wouldn’t it be nice to reach back to the "simple" of life? What could be simpler than to love and be loved? If this appeals to you, it is because you are an integral part of a large, growing movement toward a revival of love. This is not the wrenching, candy-hearts love, but a first love of who we are and why we came here to be. Our lives are so very full and yet, at the end of the day, at the end of a goal, or at the end of a rope, we innately desire to retrace and feel a different fullness, the fullness of love. Fusing inspiration with beautiful, moving and colorful words, Patricia McKeever takes us on a Revival of Love, and reminds us of the original intent of our existence, to love.

The Werewolf Book

The Encyclopedia of Shape-Shifting Beings

Author: Brad Steiger

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 157859376X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 384

View: 9584

When Darkness Reigns and the Full Moon Glows, Terror Emerges to Stalk the Unsuspecting… From lycanthropic creatures found on television and film such as Teen Wolf, Twilight, and True Blood to the earliest folklore of shape-shifting creatures, The Werewolf Book: The Encyclopedia of Shapeshifting Beings is an eye-opening, blood-pounding tour through the ages of monsters with the most amazing camouflage capabilities—they hide among us! Along the way, you’ll land at the doorstep of creatures like hirsute mass-murderer Albert Fish, and Fritz Haarman, who slaughtered and ate his victims—selling the leftovers as steaks and roasts in his butcher shop—as well as visits to mythical shamans, sirens, and skin walkers. Covering 140,000 years of legend, mythology, and fact, The Werewolf Book provides hair-raising evidence of strange and obsessional behavior through the centuries. Learn the basics of becoming a werewolf and the intricacies of slaying the beast. A true homage to werewolves and other full moon beasts, it includes topics such as … • Bear, tiger, coyote, and other shape-shifting people • Classic and modern werewolf movies • Gargoyles, totem poles, and Internet depictions • Serial killers and sadistic rulers • Sorcery, spells, and talismans • Television shows, songs, and computer games

Automated Lighting

The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights

Author: Richard Cadena

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317531116

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 530

View: 850

Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights, Third Edition (formerly Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light) continues to be the most trusted text for working and aspiring lighting professionals. Now in its third edition, it has been fully updated to reflect the vast changes in stage and studio luminairies—including LEDs, switch-mode power supplies, optics, networking, Ethernet-based protocols like Art-Net and sACN, wireless DMX, and much more. Its written in clear, easy-to-understand language and includes enough detailed information to benefit for the most experienced technicians, programmers, and designers. Additional content and resources are provided at the author's website

Donald School Textbook of Transvaginal Sonography

Author: Jose Bajo,Asim Kurjak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781842143315

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 8400

Based on the famous Donald School courses, this genuinely comprehensive textbook provides a detailed introduction to transvaginal sonography [TVS], the important diagnostic technique widely used in obstetric and gynaecology clinics worldwide. Including an introductory section on the basics of TVS, the text also discusses clinical applications in obstetrics, gynaecology and infertility, as well as the modern techniques of Doppler Sonography, three-dimensional and four-dimensional TVS. The most up-to-date in its field, this book will be welcomed by a wide range of clinicians and sonographers working in women's health.

Intuition Magic

Understanding Your Psychic Nature

Author: Linda Keen

Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing

ISBN: 9781612831930

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 184

View: 7932

Most of us have experienced bursts of intuition or "paranormal" events. Are they all products of imagination or confusion? The truth is that we all have psychic abilities. We simply have to accept their validity and learn to use them properly. Linda Keen's unusual experiences began when she was a child. for years, she kept her secret world to herself for fear of rejection and alienation. But eventually she found companions who validated her experiences and helped her to refine her abilities. In Intuition Magic, she discusses how she developed her abilities to such a level of mastery that she eventually co-founded, with her husband Aart DeWaard, the largest school for psychic abilities in the Netherlands. Linda has placed a great deal of her teachings in this book. Here you can learn the power and magic of your own intuition, following her step-by-step instruction. You'll discover how to: read and adjust aurasprotect yourself from "psychic noise"get groundedmaintain healthy chakrasapply your new intuitive skills to everyday life. "Intuition Magic is designed as a road map to assist the seeker within this immaterial world of intuition and spirituality," promises Linda Keen. You know you are ready. Enjoy your journey.

Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release)

Author: Brian Wood

Publisher: Adobe Press

ISBN: 0133905756

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 9513

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe® Illustrator® (2014 release) Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book contains lessons that cover the basics, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. In addition to teaching the key elements of the Illustrator interface, this completely revised edition covers the new Live rectangle and rounded rectangle functionality, preview a path as you draw with the Pen tool, new workflow for dealing with missing Typekit fonts, anchor point enhancements like repositioning the closing anchor point as you draw, and much more. Purchasing this book gives you access to the downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book, and to electronic book updates covering new features that Adobe releases for Creative Cloud customers. For access, goto and redeem the unique code provided inside this book. “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor Rocky Mountain Training

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011

2D Drawing and Modeling

Author: Elliot Gindis

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780123757166

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 510

View: 5811

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011 provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of AutoCAD. The text strips away complexities, both real and perceived, and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts. It teaches only what is essential to operating AutoCAD first, thereby immediately building student confidence. All basic commands are documented step-by-step, meaning that what the student needs to type in and how AutoCAD responds is all spelled out in discrete and clear steps with screen shots added as needed. Using the author’s extensive multi-industry knowledge of what is and is not important and widely used in practice, the material is presented by immediately immersing the student in practical, critically essential knowledge, with no padding of text or filler material. All concepts are explained first in theory, and only then is AutoCAD introduced and the actual button pushing discussed. This is one of the key concepts in having students understand exactly what it is they are doing and why, before they do it. Strips away complexities, both real and perceived and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts. Explains "why" something is done, not just "how": the theory behind each concept or command is discussed prior to engaging AutoCAD, so the student has a clear idea of what they are attempting to do. All basic commands are documented step-by-step: what the student types in and how AutoCAD responds is spelled out in discrete and clear steps with numerous screen shots. Extensive supporting graphics (screen shots) and a summary with a self-test section and topic specific drawing exercises are included at the end of each chapter. Additional practice is gained through projects that the students work on as they progress through the chapters. Also available in a comprehensive volume that includes coverage of 3D drawing and modeling in AutoCad. ISBN for comprehensive volume is 978-0-12-375717-3