Color Theory and Application

ARCH X 452.1
This course covers the study of the perception of color, its permutations, and its dimensions, using traditional as well as contemporary methods.
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Classroom
Starting at $799.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

About this course:

This course covers the study of the perception of color, its permutations, and its dimensions, using traditional as well as contemporary methods, emphasizing individual experimentation through lab exercises and demonstrations. Topics include the color wheel, Munsell and Albers theories, perception, symbolism, and psychology, pattern-painting techniques, and the applications of color theories to art, architecture, and interior design. Student projects and lectures combine intense exploration of theories with hands-on experience in a variety of media.

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Color Theory and Application.

X 454A Elements of Design I or consent of program advisor.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Wait List
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Alvalyn Lundgren
365176
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 17, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Color Workbook by Becky Koenig
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Jan 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Jan 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Jan 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Feb 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Feb 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Feb 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Feb 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Mar 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Mar 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Mar 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Wait List
-
Monday 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Edward Varias
366665
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

No meetings on January 21, 2019; February 18, 2019.  One meeting to be arranged. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Color Workbook by Becky Koenig
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jan 7, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Jan 14, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Jan 21, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Jan 28, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Feb 4, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Feb 11, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Feb 18, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Feb 25, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Mar 4, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Mar 11, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317
Discussion
Mon Mar 18, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 317

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

What you will learn.

  • Learn about the color wheel and the applications of color theories to interior design
  • Gain an understanding of Munsell and Albers theories, perception, symbolism, and psychology
  • Understand and develop pattern-painting techniques
  • Explore theories with a hands-on experience in a variety of media
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