Colour Theory for Digital Design
ACAD is partnering with OCAD U to provide a set of online courses for you to complete on your own schedule.
In this studio/seminar course students explore the effective use of colour as a digital design element. Topics include the physiology of vision, perceptual psychologies, ethnography, colour interactions, colour bias, value, saturation, temperature, and calibration. Student in this class will learn through studio projects, group discussion, demonstrations, presentations, and critique. Information acquired in this course should assist students to use colour appropriately and effectively when determining visual outcomes for online and print production. All students are required to provide their own laptops with Adobe CC Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign software to complete the in-class assignments.
About Your Instructor:
Glenn McArthur is a designer, photographer, author and artist, whose work has been exhibited in major Ontario galleries including the Design Exchange in Toronto and the Hamilton Art Gallery. He has worked as a graphic designer for advertising agencies and design studios in both New York City and Toronto. His 1996 book on the architect William Thomas that was published by Carlton University Press and which, in addition to his writing, featured his photography, drawings and design, received glowing reviews and numerous awards including one from Heritage Toronto. Another book project, A Progressive Traditionalist: John M. Lyle, Architect published by Coach House Press released in 2009 met with similar success. Current projects include an OCAD textbook and interactive website on Colour and Two-Dimensional Design that will be launched in the fall of 2011.
$555.98 (incl. GST)
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