CEFA 102 SU01: Colour Theory

Jun 5
Jul 24

Using colour effectively within diverse mediums is a crucial component of any visual art practice. In this introductory course, students will learn the principles of colour theory using a variety of creative tools, materials, and techniques. Creating specific hues and tones will be explored through both wet and dry media, as well as how to form dynamic visual compositions and communicate ideas using colour.

Material List for Fall 2021: Be prepared for your course. Download the material list to purchase items before your first class.

Meeting Information: 
Date / Time Days Room Building
Jun 5-Jul 24
Instructor information: 
Please bring the following supplies to class:
Essential Items

* 1 set Artist quality acrylic paint set (suggested:
"Introductory Set of 6 Opus Essential Acrylics")
* 1 Acrylic Painting brush set (suggested: "Opus Arietta Acrylic
Brush Assorted")	
* 1 Palette Knife (suggested: metal, trowel shape)
* Various Selection of drawing materials (markers, pens, pencil
crayons, pencils, etc.)
* Paper - 1 Bristol Pad Canson XL Recycled Bristol 11x14" 25
sheets or similar
* 2-3 Containers for water
* 1 Sketchbook 8.5x11 size
* 1 Eraser
* 1 Flat Palette or palette pad (plastic lids from home also
* 1 Masking tape
* 1-3 Glue Sticks
* Selection of magazines, coloured paper, coloured tissue paper
for collage, multiples
* 1 Pocket Colour Wheel

Estimated cost: $135.00

Additional Items

Various assorted cloth rags + paper towel
1 Sponge
1 X-acto Knife
1 Ruler
1 Drawing Surface or Drawing Board - Masonite 1/4"
1 Scissors
1 Hair Dryer
1 House Paint Brush
1 Foam Brush
Saran Wrap + containers for left over paint
1 Spray Bottle
1 Gesso

***Please bring items marked with a '*' to your first class.***

***Print Cards and/or Printing Costs: students are responsible
for printing costs. Print Cards are available in the Library or
in machines located next to the main elevators. Note that Print
Card machines are cash only.

***Present your Registration Statement or your ECUAD student card
at Opus Framing & Art Supplies to qualify for a student

***In order to minimize disruption, students are expected to
arrive at class a minimum of 5 minutes prior to the designated
start time.  If possible, please notify your instructor ahead of
time if you expect to be late or absent.***