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ART 114: Introduction to Color (3 credits)

Course Description

Art 114 is an introductory course focusing on color theory and the application of color as related to studio art practice. (6 hours studio)

Recommended Preparation: ART 101.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Formulate a personal and expressive sense of color.
  • Recognize and comprehend color interaction, color phenomena, color theories and vocabulary specific to color study.
  • Master skills in paint mixing, color matching and application as well as other art processes, to creatively solve color problems.
  • Utilize the multiple dimensions of color: hue, value, intensity and temperature in specific color projects.
  • Recognize and properly use the three types of color applications: opacity, transparency and optical mixing.

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