Principles of Color Design

Principles of Color Design

by Wucius Wong

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Overview

A complete revision of what is considered the classic introduction to color for all graphic designers and artists. This book provides a solid foundation for the development of personal color sense, and a practical examination of the myriad effects that can be achieved with color.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780442020675
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/1996
Series: Design and Graphic Design Ser.
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.34(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

DESIGN PRINCIPLES.
Planes.
Lines.
Points.
Formal Compositions.
Informal Compositions.
Space.
COLOR PRINCIPLES.
Black and White.
Neutral Colors.
Chromatic Colors.
Value.
Chroma.
Hue.
The Color Solid.
Complementary Hues.
Color Harmony.
Simultaneous Contrast.
Re-Examining the Color Circle.
COLOR DESIGN.
Designs with Value Gradations.
Designs with Chroma Gradations.
Designs with Hue Gradations.
Designs with Hue Mixtures.
Designs with Complementary Hues.
Designs with Unrelated Hues.
Developing a Color Scheme.
DIGITAL COLORS.
Color Lights.
Display of Colors and Images.
Painting on the Computer.
Drawing on the Computer.
Color Palettes.
Printing the Colors.
COLOR EXPRESSION.
Color Guides.
Using the Color Guides.

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