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The elements of color; a treatise on the color system of Johannes Itten, based on his book The art of color.

Author: Johannes Itten; Faber Birren
Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. [1970]
Series: A Basic color library.; Basic color library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes color circles, spheres, and scales as well as suggested exercises.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Itten, Johannes, 1888-1967.
Elements of color.
New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. [1970]
(OCoLC)899943738
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johannes Itten; Faber Birren
ISBN: 0442240384 9780442240387 0471289299 9780471289296
OCLC Number: 109509
Notes: "A simplification and condensation of ... The art of color, published in Germany in 1961 [under title: Kunst der Farbe]."
Description: 96 pages illustrations (some color), portrait 21 cm.
Contents: Color physics --
Color agent and color effect --
Concord of colors --
Subjective timbre --
Theory of color design --
The twelve-part color circle --
The seven color contrasts --
Hue --
Light-dark --
Cold-warm --
Complementary --
Simultaneous --
Saturation --
Extension --
Color mixing --
The color sphere --
Color harmony --
Form and color --
Spatial effect of colors --
Theory of color impression --
Theory of color expression --
Composition --
Postscript.
Series Title: A Basic color library.; Basic color library.
Responsibility: Edited, and with a foreword and evaluation, by Faber Birren. Translated by Ernst van Hagen.

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Includes color circles, spheres, and scales as well as suggested exercises.

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