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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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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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Hue: Value

The relative value of a color seems to be an easy concept to grasp. However, in practice it can be very difficult to work with. There are three parts we will be working with in today’s assignment. The first is … Continue reading

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Welcome to Color Theory

This blog is your go to location for all information related to Gaddy’s Color Theory class. On this space I’ll post your assignments, links to articles, class updates  and anything else I think is interesting. You can come here to … Continue reading

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