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 10 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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Wait List
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Tiffany Sands
366810
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting May 27, 2019.  Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 10, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Contemporary Color Theory and Use by Steven Bleicher
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Apr 3, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Apr 10, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Apr 17, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Apr 24, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 1, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 8, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 15, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 22, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 29, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Jun 5, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Wait List
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Edward Varias
366809
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 11, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Apr 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Apr 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Apr 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Apr 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu May 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu May 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu May 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu May 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu May 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Jun 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Jun 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313

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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