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Color: An Introduction to Practice and Principles, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-471-66006-4
224 pages
November 2004
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Provides a solid foundation to the fundamentals of color science, this new edition contains thorough explanations of key technical concepts concerning light, human vision, and color perception phenomena, provides broad coverage of color order systems, examines color reproduction technologies and techniques, and offers a historical review of the development of color theory and art.
* Provides a concise, non-mathematical introduction to color science and technology, in an easy-to-read, conversational style
* Thoroughly revised from the first edition
* Includes a glossary of important terms
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1. Sources of Color.

2. What is Color and how did we come to Experience It?

3. From Light to Color.

4. Color Perception Phenomena.

5. Orderly Arrangements of Color.

6. Defining the Color Stimulus.

7. Calculating Color.

8. Colorants and Their Mixture.

9. Color Reproduction.

10. The Web of Color.

11. Color (Theory) in Art.

12. Harmony of Colors.

Timetable of Color in Science and Art.





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ROLF G. KUEHNI is an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University. Well known in the color science community, he is the author of Color Space and Its Divisions: Color Order from Antiquity to the Present, also from Wiley. Kuehni has received the InterSociety Color Council’s prestigious Godlove Award. In addition, he served as editor for the journal Color Research and Applications.
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"For readers wishing to expand their general understanding and appreciation of color and its perception, this is a fine book." (Journal of Pyrotechnics, Summer 2005)

"A good addition to any library, this should be useful for the color interests of artists, designers, craftsmen, philosophers, psychologists, color technologies, and students in related fields." (CHOICE, April 2005)

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