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ETD 120 Lecture 11-12-07 - -Balance-Proportion-Unity...

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Color of Exteriors - The historical misconception o Ancient buildings supposedly did not use colors. In actuality, they used very vivid colors - Post-Modems o Worked with vivid colors - Awareness of Environmental Color 1. Unconsciousness – the color comes from the materials indigenous of the environment 2. Conscious – a sensitivity to the environment is maintained and color is used to complement the area 3. Overly conscious – color is overused to make a statement - Color & Light Interaction 1. Reflective Color – the surface color comes from the objects surrounding as well as the interaction of light 2. Luminosity – the feeling of a light source created on the surface 3. Iridescence – the effects of light that is refracted off of the surface. A rainbow effect is produced 4. Luster – the glossy quality of the object achieved through reflected light Compositional Effects of Color - Spatial Effects
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Unformatted text preview: -Balance-Proportion-Unity Color & Perception of Temperature-Spatial Effects o Warm colors/Dark colors = advance, resulting in smaller room o Cold colors/Light colors = recede, resulting in larger room o Large patterns = results in smaller room o Small patterns = results in larger room Compositional Effects of Color-Balance & Proportion o Contrast of Extension ¼ Yellow + ¾ Violet 1/3 Orange + 2/3 Blue ½ Red + ½ Green-Emphasis o Contrast of Extension Creates a strong focal point-Unity o Through limited palate o Repetition of the same color o Dominance of one color-Color Contrasts o Simultaneous Contrast If complementary color is tinted, color vibrates & simultaneous contrast sets in-Color Dissonance o Each hue at its most brilliant state, has a corresponding gray value o Not complementary or analogous...
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  • Fall '07
  • Shin
  • vivid colors, color Color Contrasts, simultaneous contrast sets, light Compositional Effects, larger room Compositional

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