Color Theory & Design
An essential course for anyone pursuing or currently working in any art or design field who must communicate effectively with color. Confidence and skill are developed through weekly color-mixing exercises and homework projects using gouache.
Through lecture, demonstration, critique, and practical experience, students investigate color theory, historical color comparison, color in nature, and analyze masterpiece color. Lectures include the phenomena of color and light and the use of color as a marketing tool.
Prerequisite: None (may be taken concurrently with XGRD5012 2-Dimensional Design)
First class materials: Notebook, 2" x 18" clear plastic grid ruler, 19" x 23" layout bond 16 pound (lb) weight, 2H pencil, eraser, illustration board (15" x 20" Crescent cold press medium weight), 2 tapes: 1/2" drafting or graphic arts tape (low-tack), 1 inch masking tape (high tack), one large size tube of permanent white gouache (Windsor Newton), #6 Windsor Newton Sceptre gold round brush, 2 plastic water containers, large palette, compass (opens to 5" radius), eyedropper
First class materials for Cole Case: Materials will be sold in a kit at the following retail company:
Address: 2602 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-450-7015, Heather
• Mo-Fr: 9-8
• Sa: 9-7
• Su: 11-6
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