Apr 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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ART-2520 Color Theory and Application

Credits 3
Introduces students to the history, psychology, and physics of color by building on concepts introduced in ART-1510 . In all disciplines, a working knowledge of color principles is vital in creating effective, successful works of art. Through lectures, studio projects, and museum visits, students will develop a vocabulary of color and a working understanding of various color systems. In the studio, students will create original artworks that explore aesthetic color relationships and the psychological application of color. Through class critiques and written assignments, students will learn how to evaluate and discuss their own work as well as the work of their peers.
Prerequisite(s): ART-1510
Formerly (Formerly ART-1640 . Students may not receive credit for both ART-1640 and ART-2520.)
6 studio hours.
Course Outcomes
  1. Utilize the language of color theory.
  2. Create original work that demonstrates the properties of color.
  3. Analyze a work of art’s color properties, form, technique, and content.
  4. Critique a work’s color properties, form, technique, and content.

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