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ART 148 - Color

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours


In this course students explore and complete projects in various two-dimensional media that demonstrate effective use of color theory as it applies to fine art and design.  Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills are fostered by applying color theory to individualized projects within set parameters.  Class critiques guide students in the ability to critique artwork with effective communication while using appropriate terminology.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Apply the terminology and concepts used in color theory.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to understand and utilize color schemes.
  3. Complete projects demonstrating understanding of color theory.
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in applied technique.
  5. Analyze artwork critically using appropriate terminology.
Listed Topics
Color terminology

  1. Color psychology
  2. Color schemes
  3. Color mixing
  4. Additive and subtractive color
  5. Color theory
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/2/2022

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