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ART 124 - Color Theory

Unit(s): 3

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is an introduction to the characteristics of color and color interaction. It is suited for all art majors transferring to a 4-year college or interested in working in the arts as a painter, illustrator, or designer. The course covers the principles, theories, and applications of additive and subtractive color in 2 dimensions. Topics include major historical and contemporary color systems, production of projects in applied color, and the elements of design as they apply to color.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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