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Color

Color is visible energy. As such, its effective use is essential in practically all aspects of art and design.

Media may include acrylic or gouache paint, Cray-Pas, pastels, colored pencils, inks, or collage materials. This course is required for A.F.A. majors but is designed for students of all levels and experience, including non-art majors.

There is no pre-requisite for this course although students may find it helpful to take Drawing 1 or 2D Design before taking ARTS 1020 - Color.

Studio: 6 hours

Course

Color ARTS 1020

ColorThis course presents an introduction to basic color theory and composition. Students develop a keen understanding of color systems and harmonies and explore practical applications of these theories through a variety of creative studio assignments.

Prerequisites

  • None

Works

Current Exhibitions

Student Exhibition Spring 2022

  • A showcase of the incredible talent, determination and creativity of our students. All the featured artwork was made this semester by students as coursework in the Art, Art History, and Design Department.
  • image credit: Francy Hinds
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Student Exhibition Fall 2021

  • Browse the exhibition at the link below to see drawings, paintings, photography, digital art, graphic design and more. We applaud our students, and invite you to explore the exhibition!
  • image credit: 'Look With Your Eyes Not Your Mouth' by Faith Lapierre
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Areas of Study