Color Theory and Application
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.
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.
No meeting November 22, 2018.
No refund after October 4, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.
No meeting November 12, 2018.
No refund after October 1, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.
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