2020-2021 Catalog 
    Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

ART 114 - Color

Description: Principles of color theory related to the visual arts. Includes variety of media. Application of design principles.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Color properties
  2. Color schemes
  3. Color interaction
  4. Color composition
  5. Color perception
  6. Formal elements and principles of design
  7. Historical and contemporary art examples
  8. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Define and use additive and subtractive color. (1)
  2. Create and explain a color wheel. (1)
  3. Define and use color interactions. (1,2)
  4. Apply hue, value and chroma in context. (1,2)
  5. Describe and use harmonic and disharmonic color schemes in context. (1-4)
  6. Describe and compose color to show spatial illusion, change visual weight and balance and emphasize compositional details. (1-4)
  7. Describe and use a variety of emotional and psychological expressions of color. (1-5)
  8. Use various media and rendering techniques to create visual examples based on color principles and effects. (1-7)
  9. Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design. (6)
  10. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (7)
  11. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (8)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.