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
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.

Fall 2018 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
363363
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 22, 2018.

No refund after October 4, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 4, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Color Workbook  by Becky Koenig
(Optional)
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Sep 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Oct 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Oct 11, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Oct 18, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Oct 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Nov 1, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Nov 8, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Nov 15, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Nov 22, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Nov 29, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Dec 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Dec 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Wait List
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Monday 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Tiffany Sands
363362
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 12, 2018.

No refund after October 1, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 1, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Contemporary Color: Theory and Use by Steven Bleicher
(Optional)
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 24, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Oct 1, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Oct 8, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Oct 15, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Oct 22, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Oct 29, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Nov 5, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Nov 12, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Nov 19, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Nov 26, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Mon Dec 3, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321

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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