|Design and Color|
|CLASS CODE:||ART 117||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||The art elements and principles are learned and applied to formal and conceptual visual design problems, emphasizing the application of color with paint. A basic background in color history and theory are surveyed.|
|TAUGHT:||Fall, Winter, and Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Art elements and principles, working with paint, solving both formal and conceptual design problems in a 2-dimensional format, the history and theory of color, color schemes, color palettes and mixing color, conceptual and perceptual spatial conventions and strategies to work within or outside those conventions.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||-- Learn art elements and principles in theory and practice.
-- Have a theoretical and applied definition of design.
-- Replace preconceived aesthetic assumptions with effective and sensitive design awareness.
-- Experience paint as the principle tool to explore art elements and principles.
-- Gain an understanding of visual literacy, making corrections with theory and practice and having abundant exposure to diverse images.
-- Acquire basic design vocabulary.
-- Pursue diverse aesthetic interests, including painting, illustration, graphic design, photography, and architecture.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Enrolled as Art major|
|PREREQUISITES:||Drawing 110 is recommended but not required
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|