Assignment 1: Grayscale
To emphasize the importance of value contrast when moving to color images, students take a photo and render it using grey tones in the medium of their choice.
Assignment 2: Color Scheme Psychology
Students create a single composition and repeat it three times. Then they color it with monochromatic, complimentary, and triadic color schemes to create three different moods.
Assignment 3: Color Interactions
Students are challenged to create a composition using either a Bezold effect, transparency, or atmospheric perspective. This allows students to explore color interactions in ways that apply to their major field of study.
Assignment 4: Major Inspiration
Students explore color use in their major fields of study by researching a designer and studying their work. The the students create their own piece using elements they've learned.