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Colour harmony and contrast

Ward, James

Colour harmony and contrast

for the use of art students, designers, and decorators.

by Ward, James

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationx, 137p., 16 plates :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13672322M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ward, James, Colour harmony and contrast. London, Chapman and Hall, Ltd., (OCoLC) The constants of colour, saturation. Theories relating to the primary colours, secondary, or the complementary colours to the primaries. The mixture of colours, effect of artificial light on the hue of colours. Complementary colours. Contrast of colours. Harmomy of colours, the small interval and gradation of colour.

The split-complementary color scheme is a variation of the complementary color scheme. In addition to the base color, it uses the two colors adjacent to its complement. This color scheme has the same strong visual contrast as the complementary color scheme, but has less tension. The split-complimentary color scheme is often a good choice for. More editions of Advances in Colour Harmony and Contrast for the Artist: Advances in Colour Harmony and Contrast for the Artist: ISBN () Softcover, Gardners Books.

Schiffer Publishing The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors: and Their Applications to the Arts - This monumental masterwork by the renowned nineteenth century scientist and authority on color, M.E. Chevreul, is unquestionably one of the greatest books ever written on color; the first English translation is reprinted here with the original color restored and an introduction and.   Simultaneous contrast was first described by the 19th century by Chevreul in his famous book on color theory, "The Principle of Harmony and Contrast of Colors," published in (translated into English in ).Author: Marion Boddy-Evans.


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Birren shows how many of Chevreul's ideas on color harmony, contrast effects, optical mixtures, and legibility have been validated by modern scientific research in visual perception. by:   This is probably the most comprehensive book on the subject ever written. The realist as well as the abstract painter rarely produces outstanding colour work.

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The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colours, and Their Applications to the Arts: Including Painting, Interior Decoration, Tapestries, Carpets, Mosaics, Coloured Glazing, Paper-staining, Calico-printing, Letterpress Printing, Map-colouring, Dress, Landscape and Flower Gardening, Etc5/5(1).

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