Art of Color

Photo of rainbow-colored fabric panels.

A color wheel. ("Wheel of Colors" by iam4ranny on


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Spring 2005



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This seminar introduces, through studio projects, the basic principles regarding the use of color in the visual arts. Students explore a range of topics, including the historical uses of color in the arts, the interactions between colors, and the psychology of color.

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Peter Dourmashkin. ES.298 Art of Color. Spring 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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