2019-2020 Spring Edition 
    
    May 26, 2022  
2019-2020 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 42 COLOR THEORY AND PRACTICE


3 Units 1.5 hours lecture 4.5 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Recommended Preparation: ART 40 , ART 50  or ART 80  
Historical and contemporary color theories, principles and applications of subtractive and additive color processes. Investigates the cultural and physical subjectivity of color perception as it applies to art and artists working in diverse media. Explores the conceptual and technical aspects of developing a functional color palette for effective communication through lectures, studio projects and research. Develops a range of color applications through exposure to diverse media and critical discourse. Planning and execution of a collaborative public artwork using color and composition to communicate socially engaged themes. Field trips required to meet course objectives. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in ART 40  , 41 , and 42.
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