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Design and Color
DESN/COLOR
CLASS CODE: ART 117 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
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
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003