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ART 105 - Introduction to Color

5 Credits
Exploration of color, including visualization, basic color theory and the use of color to define relationships.


Quarters Typically Offered

Designed to Serve All students
Active Date 2011-07-06

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 44 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 77
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

Course Outline
Introduction to color: Basic color physics, uses of color Basic paint handling: Sill acquisition through media exploration (exercises) Basic color mixing: Munsell Color wheel (two temperature system) and corresponding value scale (exercises) Color mixing: Color matching (exercises) Perception of color: Simultaneous contrast, after-image, spreading effect, optical color mixing (exercises) Exploration of color harmonies as used in both fine and applied art fields (exercises) Color and form A. Color temperature and the modeling of 2-dimensional B. Color intensity, temperature and value: Interaction of chromatic and achromatic tonal-value scales and their interaction with pure hue: exploration of hyperbolic illusion through color (completed design) Spatial effects of color: A. Shallow space and œpush-pull color theory as applied to interlocking shapes (completed design) B. Deep space (completed design)

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate understanding of basic color physics and uses of color

Demonstrate an ability to work with paint and mix color.

Demonstrate understanding of perception, intensity, temperature, value, and spatial effects with respect to color.

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