Color, 2nd Edition: A Workshop For Artists And Designers (a Practical Guide On Color Application For Artists And Design

August 22, 2012|
Color, 2nd Edition: A Workshop For Artists And Designers (a Practical Guide On Color Application For Artists And Design by David Hornung
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The definitive book on color theory and practice for artists and designers

"Pay close attention to Hornung''s advice and you will be able to tackle the assignments dotted throughout the book with a new confidence – not to mention taking control of the color in your own paintings, too" Artists & Illustrators

"This book is a treasure of great images and very practical and creative color assignments that are easily adapted to many media" Susan Makov, Weber State University

"Hornung writes with expertise on the subject of color. Well written, explained and researched, this is a gem for those who love color, or who want to understand and use it" Patrick Mooney, The National College of Art and Design

"This excellent book is based on practical exercises that focus on relative experimentation with color in order to teach specific qualities and functions of color. It is clear, direct, and exciting" Nicholas Ruth, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

"A very accessible way for students to get to grips with the fundamentals of color theory and history: hue, saturation, harmony, perception and digital color mixing" David Tinn, East Surrey College


In David Hornung''s bookColor: A Workshop for Artists and Designers, you will find all you need to know about color theory and its application. With its sequence of specially designed assignments and in–depth discussions, it effectively bridges the gap between color theory and practice to inspire confidence and understanding in anyone who works with color. This second edition has been carefully reviewed and revised throughout. Presented in a new larger format, it includes much–enhanced sections on key color principles such as color perception, visual structure, materials and techniques, psychological experience of color and color composition in digital formats. Generously illustrated – including all–new, contemporary examples – this book provides a unique set of tools that makes the complex theory of color accessible and practical and is an invaluable resource for art students and professionals alike. This color and design book provides an extensive coverage on color theory and practice whether you''re a beginner, an amateur or a professional designer.
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.
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Title:Color, 2nd Edition: A Workshop For Artists And Designers (a Practical Guide On Color Application For Artists And Design
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:168 pages, 11.13 X 8.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 11.13 X 8.5 X 0.5 in
Published:August 22, 2012
Publisher:Laurence King
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781856698788

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