Sharon's "Nelson FIsh" shimmer in volume color

Color Relationships 2013 week 11

Class recap This was the final meeting of the 2013 color relationships classes. As a review looking back on the course, there was a quiz covering key topics. Students brought in their final projects for critique. It will take time and effort to start applying this new visual vocabulary in your work, and Dick advised…

An artist's "fence posts"

Color Relationships 2013 week 10

Homework You will set your own assignment for a final project. You could set your criteria from the eight “fence posts”. Here are two examples of free color study assignments. Luminosity, Lose a shape Class recap Critique – Assignment 9, Transposing colors of equal value Several students said this was the hardest exercise yet. Distinguishing…

Breakthrough

Color Relationships 2013 week 9

Homework Transposing colors of equal value Think of 1-3 ideas for a final project Optional: vanishing boundaries Rework or refine any previous assignments. Look for positive and negative examples to share. Class recap Critique – reworked assignments 1-7 Reworking an assignment strengthens your understanding of the concepts and provides a lasting reminder for future reference.…

Kit-Gentry-Sunset-Light-#1

Color Relationships 2013 week 8

Homework Create your own assignment and criteria for a colored light illusion, as described below. Answer the questions on page 2 of the PDF “Critique: Course assessment, Week 8” and come prepared to share some of your answers. (Also available as a Word doc.) Email them to Karen if you’d like to share any private…

WhiteLightTuesday4

Color Relationships 2013 week 7

Homework Create your own assignment and criteria for a light illusion, as described below. Rework or refine any previous assignments. Look for positive and negative examples. Class recap Critique – reworked assignments 1-5 New or improved versions of previous assignments were reviewed and critiqued. Class members helped each other see where the illusions succeeded, and…

AquaScene

Color Relationships 2013 week 6

Homework The new homework assignment is to create two illusions of volume color, as detailed below. Arrays are the key! Ongoing assignments are to identify examples of color deceptions and halation (exercises 1-3) and visual phenomena (films and veils) in nature, or in your own or others’ work. Create improved versions of any past assignments.…

Veil assignment

Color Relationships 2013 week 5

Homework The new homework assignment is to create an illusion of a veil, as detailed below. Ongoing assignments are to identify examples of color deceptions and halation (exercises 1-3) and visual phenomena (films and veils) in nature, or in your own or others’ work. Create improved versions of any past assignments. And be on the…

FilmsTuesday5

Color Relationships 2013 week 4

Homework The new homework assignment for this week is to create an illusion of a colored film, detailed below. Ongoing homework assignments, as in past weeks, are to 1) Create more convincing studies of previous assignments; 2) Identify “freaks” in artworks or publications; and 3) Exploitation: Identify halation or uses of color deception in your…