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Color Theory: Understanding the Use of Color

Dates: 3/5/2012 to 3/26/2012
Schedule: Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Located in : Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, CE
Instructor: Richard Heinsohn

Adult: $100.00

Students will learn through painting, pastel drawing and collage the phenomenon of how colors gradate from one to the next and work together to affect mood. A comprehensive study of primary, secondary, tertiary values, hues, and colors will be studied as well as the full spectrum of complementary color use and temperature. References will include Kandinsky: Concerning the Spiritual in Art (which contains his color symbolism theories) and the theory of "Push Pull" by Hans Hoffman, as well as a brief summation of early symbolism with color from the Renaissance and Byzantine eras. Students who take this class will come away with a much improved ability to mix colors and use color effectively.

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Age Range:  18  -  200

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