GRAD210. THEORY OF COLORS IN VISUAL ARTS (3CR.: 2 LEC; 2 SEC)

This fundamental course provides an introduction to the principles and theories of colours as it relates to graphic design and visual communication, by understanding how colours interact to make appropriate design decisions. Topics include the vocabulary of colour, perception and colour intensity, the value scale and simultaneous contrast, the effects and physics of colour, and theories of colour psychology. Students also explore colour calibration, both with software and hardware tools.