ART 126 Color (3)
Lec-35, Lab-70, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
A comprehensive course in the study of color, its sources, properties, theories and applications in additive and subtractive media. Develops conceptual and practical skills for effective visual communication utilizing color. Color mixing, color interaction, color harmonies, optical, spatial, psychological, subjective, cultural, historical uses of color are explored through creative projects.
C-ID ARTS 270
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Identify properties of color, such as, hue, value, saturation, and temperature.
- Outcome 2: Differentiate between additive and subtractive mixing.
- Outcome 3: Recognize different pigments and distinguish their properties.
- Outcome 4: Analyze and mix specific colors.
- Outcome 5: Distinguish color agent from color effect.
- Outcome 6: Recognize and apply color interactions in design.
- Outcome 7: Select and organize colors according to harmonious color schemes for effective visual communication.
- Outcome 8: Define and employ terminology appropriate to the discussion of color.
- Outcome 9: Analyze and appraise the color dynamics in works of art and design, in own work and in the works produced by peers in class.
- Outcome 10: Recognize and apply the spatial and dimensional aspects of color.
- Outcome 11: Apply color in own creative work for its expressive value.
- Outcome 12: Independently produce finished color assignments that demonstrate an understanding of color theory.
- Outcome 13: Discuss ways color may be perceived biologically, psychologically, culturally, symbolically and intuitively.
- Outcome 14: Operate with an awareness of color usage in art history and in contemporary art and design, in the application of color theory in own work.