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Design Fundamentals: Notes on Color Theory
Miss Color Theory class, again? That's OK. You can borrow our notes. Lucky for you, we didn't miss a single class the entire semester so you'll find all of the important points explained in the notes, along with the class assignments. Sorry if you can't read the handwriting sometimes, but there was a lot to cover. We went over all of the basics-how light works, ROYGBIV, RG ...more
Paperback, 202 pages
Published May 28th 2014 by Peachpit Press
(first published April 16th 2014)
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This is a really good book if you want to learn just about everything there is about color theory. The author talks about such topics as the difference in additive color and subtractive colors. She also talks about the harmony of colors and how different cultures may perceive the use of colors. The only issue I have is that while being very creative with presenting the information in the book, she forgot certain rules of design and on some pages the flow of information was confusing or the text ...more
A fun read - nicely presented "notes" in hand-scribbled, doodled, and scrawled style, but still easily readable. Probably a good book if you've already studied color theory, but I'm not sure it would be an easy read for someone with no previous knowledge.
A nicely illustrated book of footnotes on color theory. To some it may read a bit cluttered, as it is not neatly typeset and is instead laid out like a true notebook with scribbles and all, but I didn’t find that troubling in the least. A nice go-to if you want to learn about color theory or if you’re like me and just enjoy having a small little reference book handy for when you need a refresher course.