Author Archives: GaddyArt

Color Balance

Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of compositional and color balance by working with an asymmetrical compositional model. We know that line, shape form, texture and space all influence the overall composition of a piece. Color, of course, also plays a large roll … Continue reading

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Final Assignment 2: Cooking up Colors

Part One: Your group is to cook a meal that includes an appetizer, main course (with two sides), and a desert. The food in this meal should reflect the color scheme that you are assigned. Be creative, dyeing all your … Continue reading

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Final Assignment 1: Color Inventory, You Are What You Eat

Begin by thinking of your favorite food. Your goal is to summarize and catalog the colors found in that item of food, and use the inventory to create a design. Begin your inventory with a 6”x6” square of flat color. The … Continue reading

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Portfolio Requirements

As promised here are the requirements for your final portfolio Part One: One folder with a 100dpi at 5×7″ 1mb file size jpeg image of EVERYTHING you did in class, homework, in class work and your finals. These should be … Continue reading

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Color Constancy

Paint a series of four (4) landscape studies of the view from your dorm room or apartment window. Each study should be 5” x 7”. By paying particular attention to the landscape under different lighting situations, different times of day, … Continue reading

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Psychological Self Portrait

Reading: Chapter Four, Psychological Effects of Color. Part 1: Select a pair of verbal concepts that are either opposite or are in meaningful contrast with each other. For example: sullen/elated, emotional/rational, old/young. Using a passive format (e.g. a grid of … Continue reading

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Color Schemes: Ten Letter Word

You will choose a 10 letter word expressing aspects and contexts of that word in FIVE different color schemes. Begin by selecting a word from the dictionary – your word must contain a minimum of 10 letters. After you select … Continue reading

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