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
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 with an emphasis on 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.
ARCH X 454A Elements of Design I or consent of program advisor.