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ART 148 - Color

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours

This is an introduction to basic color theory. The application of color theory to painting, design and the development of individual color sensitivity are stressed. Studies may include color physics, the psychology of color, color expression, impression and composition.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Define vocabulary and terminology used in color linguistics.
  2. Explain the complexity of color schemes.
  3. Differentiate the diversity of color applications, schemes and theories.
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in applied technique.
Listed Topics
  1. Explain words and terms used in color applications
  2. Color physics, psychology, and historical development of color theories
  3. Color mixing and enumerable combinations as they apply to the additive and subtractive laws of color
  4. Color principles as they apply to various art, endeavors
  5. Heighten visual sensitivity and comprehension of color theories
Reference Materials
Textbooks, library supplements, slides and examples of projects; film or other A.V. resources.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006

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