AFD120 - Colour Studio

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Subject Title
Colour Studio

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to the language of colour and its importance to the artist, in a workshop environment. It will include an initiation to the fundamentals of colour theory and colour mixing and progress through to more advanced colour concepts. Students will explore these issues through investigations in composition, design, expression, light, shadow and form creation.  Colour Studio will emphasize this through the application and exploration of gouache paints.

Credit Status
Art Fundamentals Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate fundamental skills in the language of colour through observational studies, and in class workshops.
  2. Apply visual design elements and principals by using colour as a primary tool.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to communicate in colour through the learned fundamentals of colour theory and colour mixing.
  4. Produce colour works that emphasize a confident ability to communicate learned principals of composition, design, expressive light and shadow to create form.
  5. Produce a portfolio of developed work.
  6. Respond constructively and professionally to giving and receiving critical feedback in the process of evaluating work.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.