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Light for visual artists : understanding & using light in art & design

Author: Richard Yot
Publisher: London : Laurence King, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the use of light for students and visual artists, this book looks at the way light can be used to create realistic and fantastical effects in a wide range of visual media.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Yot
ISBN: 9781856696609 185669660X
OCLC Number: 719896786
Notes: "This is the first book to examine the way light can be used to create realistic and fantastical effects in a wide range of visual media, and is an indispensable resource for animators, digital illustrators, painters, photographers, and artists working in any medium."--Back cover.
Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1: Lighting fundamentals --
Basic principles --
Light direction --
Natural light --
Indoor & artificial light --
Shadows --
How we perceive surfaces --
Diffuse reflection --
Direct reflection --
Translucency & transparency --
Color --
2: People & environments --
Light & people --
Light in the environment --
3: Creative lighting --
Composition & staging --
Mood & symbolism --
Time & place.
Responsibility: Richard Yot.

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