AD231 – Color Theory

Course lecturer :

Professor dr.Hanan Sobhy – dr. Riham Taha

Course assistant :

Eng. Marwa kamal
Eng. Salma el kholay
Aya afify
Sara noaman
Ola kamel

Course objectives :

The goal of the theories of color is a color circle recognition by learning about primary colors and secondary colors and different degrees and hot colors and cool colors and the effect of light on them so the student can reach blending many different grades and colors used in the design.

Course description :

Basic theories of color and lightvision, with color applications through traditional methods and experiments in blending colors and tones that focuses on color values and essence of color saturation and the difference between them and to give the student technical expertise, manual skills needed for graphic designer.

Course assessment :

• The course grade is 100 divided into:
• Working Term: = 40
• 10 inter active learning
• 20 work sheets
• 10 mid term exam
• Final Exam : = 60
• Total = 100

Recommended text books :

• شوقى ، اسماعيل – التصميم عناصره واسسه فى الفن التشكيلى– الطبعة الثالثة – 2007
• حموده، يحى –نظرية اللون– دار المعارف – القاهرة -1979 م
• اسكوت ، روبرت جيلام–اسس التصميم – ترجمة الدكتور عبد الباقى محمد واخرون – دار نهضة مصر للنشر والطبع – القاهرة -1956.
• Wong,Wucius – Principles Of Color Design – new york – 1984.
• B. Thurston , Jacqueline – Optical Illusions And Visual Arts,van van nostrandreinhold company , new york ,1969 .
• Quiller,Stephen -Color Choices: Making Color Sense Out Of Color Theory – 2002.
• Sidaway ,ian – color mixing bible- 2002.
• F Powell,William – Color Mixing Recipes For Portraits, 2006.
• Johann Wolfgang , Von Goethe And Charles Lock Eastlake – Theory Of Colours, 2015.
• Rodney a. Brooks -fields of color, 2010.
• Parramon ,Jose Maria – Color Theory (Watson-Guptill Artists library). 1989.
• Fraser ,Tom &Banks, Adam – Designer\’s Color Manual,2004.

Recommended refrences :

• شوقى ، اسماعيل – التصميم عناصره واسسه فى الفن التشكيلى– الطبعة الثالثة – 2007
• حموده، يحى –نظرية اللون– دار المعارف – القاهرة -1979 م
• اسكوت ، روبرت جيلام–اسس التصميم – ترجمة الدكتور عبد الباقى محمد واخرون – دار نهضة مصر للنشر والطبع – القاهرة -1956.
• Wong,Wucius – Principles Of Color Design – new york – 1984.
• B. Thurston , Jacqueline – Optical Illusions And Visual Arts,van van nostrandreinhold company , new york ,1969 .
• Quiller,Stephen -Color Choices: Making Color Sense Out Of Color Theory – 2002.
• Sidaway ,ian – color mixing bible- 2002.
• F Powell,William – Color Mixing Recipes For Portraits, 2006.
• Johann Wolfgang , Von Goethe And Charles Lock Eastlake – Theory Of Colours, 2015.
• Rodney a. Brooks -fields of color, 2010.
• Parramon ,Jose Maria – Color Theory (Watson-Guptill Artists library). 1989.
• Fraser ,Tom &Banks, Adam – Designer\’s Color Manual,2004.