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Course Description

Color is the most abstract, expressive, and sensuous aspect in art, and exerting real control over its ephemeral properties can be difficult without a framework and criteria for its effective use. Drawing upon the great color theory texts by Albers, Itten, Munsell, Chevreul, and many others, this course offers an intensive survey into methods of grouping, organizing, and mixing color. While fairly technical in nature, the skills learned offer the possibility for heightened aesthetic and emotional expression. Prerequisites: none.

Course Length - Online 9 weeks

Learner Outcomes

  • The different aspects of color: what color is and its different properties, and how to train your eyes to analyze these properties accurately.
  • The different means to use color in design: how colors interact with each other, and color transparency.
  • How to apply different color schemes.

Additional Information

Benefits:

  • Understand the different properties of color, and develop the ability to gauge these properties accurately.
  • Learn to organize these properties cohesively, and to understand their interrelationship, through the Munsell Color System.
  • Explore the different aesthetic and creative dimensions of color.
  • Learn to set up and execute different color schemes, understand their visual properties, and to use them effectively in your own work.
  • Learn how colors appear differently under different contexts and, consequently, how to use different contexts to dictate the appearance of a color.
  • Learn the practical applications of what we learned in class by examining various art works.

Recommendations

Materials: Painting supplies will be needed for this course. A material list will be provided on the first day of class.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Color Theory
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Aug 04, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $935.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $935.00
Available Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 07, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Instructors
Section Title
Color Theory
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Aug 04, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $935.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $935.00
Available Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 07, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Instructors
Section Title
Color Theory
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Aug 04, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $935.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $935.00
Available Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 07, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Instructors
Section Title
Color Theory
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Aug 04, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $935.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $935.00
Available Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 07, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Instructors
Section Title
Color Theory
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Aug 04, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $935.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $935.00
Available Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 07, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Instructors
Section Title
Color Theory
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Aug 04, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $935.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $935.00
Available Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 07, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Instructors
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