This course will provide a firm foundation in color theory. Topics will include qualities of color, methods of creating contrast, color illusions, and physical and optical color mixing. Students will develop a handbook of color exercises for future reference.
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What you will learn:
Students will understand the difference between hue, value, and chroma to identify, compare, and contrast color qualities
Students will be able to accurately mix colors using warm/cool primaries
Students will understand how to use color to create mood and represent emotion
Students will be able to use color to create illusions of depth, transparency, and reflectance
Students will create a personal color handbook/manual to use for future reference
1 spiral bound sketchbook between 5×7 and 8×10 inches as preferred*
½ inch flat acrylic/watercolor brush (no oil bristle brushes!)*
1 small round brush for detail work*
Palette paper pad*
The paint will be provided
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