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Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers

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Taking a practical approach to colour, Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers is an invaluable resource for art students and professionals alike.

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Taking a practical approach Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers is an invaluable resource for art students and professionals alike. With its sequence of specially designed assignments and in-depth discussions, it effectively bridges the gap between theory and practice to inspire confidence and understanding in anyone who works with colour. Demystifying its subject for professionals and students alike, this title inspires confidence in the application of colour in graphic design, illustration, painting, textile art, and textile design.

This second edition has been carefully reviewed and revised throughout. Presented in a new, larger format, it includes much-enhanced sections on key principles such as:

Perception, Visual Structure, Materials and Techniques for Making Informative Studies, The Psychological Experience of Colour and its Meaning, and Composition in Digital Formats Using the CMYK Model.

Generously illustrated – including all new, contemporary examples – this book provides a unique set of tools that makes a complex theory of colour accessible and practical.

Contents include:

Part 1: Seeing Colour

Part 2: First Principles

Part 3: Materials and Techniques

Part 4: Beginning Colour Studies

Part 5: Colour Interaction

Part 6: Applying Colour Principles

Part 7: Colour Harmony

Part 8: Colour Research

Part 9: The Psychological Expression of Colour

Part 10: Colour Studies on the Computer

and an Illustrated Glossary.

Author David Hornung is a painter and educator who lives and works in New York. He is the chair of the Department of Art and Art History at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.

If you like this book you may also like Chroma:Celebrating Colour in Photography

 

Additional information

Dimensions 28 × 22 cm
ISBN

9781856698771

Publisher

Date Published

2012

Language

English

Specifications

Softcover, 28x22cm, 168pp