Course Description

Examine various colour theories, relationships, and phenomena within the context of two- and three-dimensional design. Effects of light, colour mixing, colour application, and colour dynamics are addressed. There are in-class and home assignments.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, successful students will be able to:

  • Devise a working knowledge of color  
  • Define terms for color nomenclature  
  • Practice color mixing by way of primary sets
  • Investigate the basic workings of the human eye/brain system in regard to color perception   
  • Review the basics of physics of light and color
  • Identify color environments, both human-created, and in the natural world
  • Analyze the relationship of color forecasting to the commercial design market
  • Define the use of color models; use varieties of both color contrast and assimilation
  • Distinguish ways of developing a personal color set/voice

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Apr 16, 2020 to Jun 18, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $425.00
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Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more courses within the Visual Design Certificate. To receive the discount, you must register by calling 403-220-2866. 


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