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AuthorHoltzschue, Linda
TitleUnderstanding color : an introduction for designers / Linda Holtzschue
Imprint New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2011
Edition 4th ed
Descript xiii, 258 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm

CONTENT

An introduction to color study : The experience of color ; Color awareness ; The uses of color ; Color-order systems ; Color study -- A little light on the subject : Light ; Additive color: mixing light ; Lamps ; Lighting level ; Vision ; The illuminant mode of vision ; The object mode of vision ; Subtractive color: colorants ; Lamps and color rendition ; Metamerism and matching ; Modifying light: surface ; Transparent, opaque, and translucent ; Iridescence ; Luminosity ; Indirect light, indirect color ; Modifying light: filters -- The human element : The sensation of color ; Threshold ; Intervals ; The perception of color ; Physiology: responding to light ; Healing and color ; Synaesthesia ; Psychology: responding to light ; Naming colors ; Color as language: from name to meaning ; Impressional color ; Color as words alone -- The vocabulary of color : Hue ; The artists' spectrum ; Primary, secondary, and intermediate colors ; Saturated color ; Other spectrums, other primaries ; Chromatic scales ; Cool and warm colors ; Analogous colors ; Complementary colors ; Tertiary colors: chromatic neutrals ; Black, white, gray ; Value ; Value and image ; Transposing image ; Pure hues and value ; Tints and shades ; Monochromatic value scales ; Comparing value in different hues ; Saturation ; Saturation: diluting pure hues with gray ; Saturation: diluting pure hues with the complement ; Tone -- The instability of colors : The instability of colors ; Color composition ; Ground and carried colors ; Placement and color change ; Equilibrium ; Simultaneous contrast ; Afterimage and contrast reversal ; Complementary contrast ; Ground subtraction ; Color and area: small, medium, large -- Illusion and impression : Optical illusions ; Color illusions ; The illusion of depth ; Spatial effects of colors ; Transparence illusion ; Fluting ; Vibration ; Vanishing boundaries ; Luminosity ; Bezold effect ; Optical mixes -- Color theory: a brief history : Setting the stage ; The beginnings of color theory ; Color and controversy ; The scientific model: color gets organized ; Color by numbers ; A new perspective -- Color harmony : In search of beauty ; Intervals and harmony ; Hue and harmony ; Value and harmony ; Saturation and harmony ; Major and minor themes ; Some harmonious conclusions ; On beyond harmony: dissonant colors ; High-impact color ; The X-tra factor: surface and harmony -- Tools of the trade : It's the real thing: color in product and print ; Design media ; Artists’ media ; Subtractive mixing ; Tinting strength ; Color printing -- The medium of light : Then and now ; Images of light ; Lost in translation ; The screen display ; Color management ; Color display modes ; Presentation: screen and print ; Color on the web ; Web color coding ; Emerging media -- The business of color : The color industries ; Producing color ; Color sampling ; Color forecasting ; Color and product identity ; Palettes, color cycles, and history ; Traditional colors ; Influences on palettes


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