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Color Basics

Color Basics - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534613891

Cover of Color Basics 04 (ISBN 978-0534613891)
ISBN13: 978-0534613891
ISBN10: 0534613896
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2004
International: No

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Color Basics - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534613891

Stephen Pentak and Richard Roth

ISBN13: 978-0534613891
ISBN10: 0534613896
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

A guide to color theory and application for the beginning student, COLOR BASICS provides a versatile reference for art students. With a modular, two-page spread format, COLOR BASICS uses strong visual examples from art and design and the natural world.

Features

  • Numerous high-quality, full-color photos and images appear throughout the text, each carefully selected to convey the best possible example of the topic at hand.
  • Modular two-page spread format makes the text extremely versatile, giving instructors the freedom to sequence their courses to fit individual teaching methods and preferences.
  • Examples from the natural world and art and design illustrate color principles and promote awareness in each student's environment.
  • Demystifies the variety of color systems and media applications students will encounter.
  • Connects theory and practice, presenting students with both a reference for study and research and a manual for how to apply the concepts.

Author Bio

Pentak, Stephen : Ohio State University

Stephen Pentak - Professor of Art at Ohio State University and co-author of DESIGN BASICS. Painter with recent exhibitions at Linda Schwartz in Cincinnati, Susan Street in San Diego, and Kathryn Markel in New York. Recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Fellowship for 2002.


Roth, Richard : Virginia Commonwealth University

Richard Roth - MFA Tyler School of Art. Professor and Chair, Painting and Printmaking Department, Virginia Commonwealth University. Co-Editor of BEAUTY IS NOWHERE: ETHICAL ISSUES IN ART AND DESIGN. Artist with recent exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, and Trans Hudson Gallery in New York. Recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Color Systems.
3. Color in Context.
4. Color in Practice: Two Dimensional.
5. Color in Practice: Three Dimensional.
6. Color in Nature and Culture.