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Rhode Island School of Design

Color: Theory, Terminology, and Symbolism: Guides & Handbooks

A resource guide on color theory, color symbolism and meaning

RISD faculty recommended books

Color: a workshop approach
recommended by John Beerman, Foundation Studies
also: Color a workshop for artists and designers (ebook)

     Enjoyment and Use of Color
recommended by John Beerman, Foundation Studies
How to use your eyes
in particular chapter 27- How to look at color
recommended by Leslie Hirst, Foundation Studies
    Color Theory: a guide to information sources
recommended by William Miller, Painting
   Color ordered: a survey of color order systems
from antiquity to the present

recommended by Ellen Petraits, RISD Library