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Sinclair College

ART 1101 2-D Foundations

The study of composition/visual elements with color theory applied to utilizing design principles (using line, shape, texture, value and color) and color psychology emphasizing the Josef Albers color theories in a studio setting with emphasis on hands-on learning. Six studio hours per week.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Art
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Analyze one's own artwork and the artwork of others using compositional and color theory.
  • Demonstrate compositional skills by using the language of composition (basic elements: line, shape, texture and value) to analyze the student's own artwork and the artwork of others.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the theories of color psychology, color perception, and color application.

Credit Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 6