ART 123 - Color and Design

Course Description

This course will emphasize an in-depth study of the basic properties of color. Color-aid papers as well as pigment will serve as the basic media used in this course. Demonstration, discussion and formal critiques will augment studio work. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Manipulate properties of hue, value and chroma. Understand the effects of light upon color within the context of warm and cool colors. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the 12-hue color wheel. Understand the psychological and expressive qualities of basic color relationships. Communicate issues of critical thinking skills through the creation of artworks and participation in the formal critique process.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: Prereq: ART 122