Color Theory & Design
This is 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 2-D Design)
First class materials for Blake: Notebook, 18" plastic grid ruler, 19" x 23" layout bond, 2H pencil, eraser, illustration board (15" x 20" Crescent cold press medium weight), 2 tapes: 1/2" low-tack drafting or graphics tape, 1" high-tack masking tape, 2 tubes gouache-large permanent white and small ivory black, #6 Windsor Newton Sceptre gold round brush, 2 plastic water containers, large palette, compass (radius opens to 5"), eyedropper.
ATTENDANCE REQUIRED AT FIRST AND LAST MEETINGS.
First class materials for Case: Note-taking materials
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