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Color: An Investigation : Comments

By Joshua David McClurg-Genevese

November 6, 2006


Joshua David McClurg-Genevese

November 9, 2006 10:43 AM

Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to comment, and for the references to other articles/books on color (or colour) and color theory.

Feel free to let me know if there are specific theorists you would like to see me focus on in the next few articles as we look at some theories in more detail.

The last article, of course, will focus mostly on digital.

Thanks much.


November 10, 2006 1:30 AM

I was always wondering if there exist such thing as objective and true colour wheel where correct colours stands in positions being complimentary, analogous and so on. It seems like every colour wheel gives more or less different hues and values for such positions.

One of the most different colour wheels I found was in the book Color Drawing: Design Drawing Skills and Techniques for Architects. If I am right it used Munsell’s Colour wheel where complimentary colours are Red/Purple – Green, Red – Blue/Green, Purple – Green/Yellow, Purple/Blue – Yellow and so on. So can we name any colour wheel as the most correct of all?

Also, what are the other colour theorists of caliber and time period (or later) of Johannes Itten, Josef Albers or Wassily Kandinsky?

Carolyn Wood

November 10, 2006 12:07 PM

Mindaugas, I believe he’ll be covering those theorists in part two of the series.

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