West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200
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Color & Design

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These courses offer an introduction to the principles, elements, and terminology of two-dimensional and color design. The classes are transferrable and general pre-requisites for many Fine Art and Design Degree programs. Students will in 2-Dimensional Design have the opportunity to learn how design elements such as line, value, texture, shape, and basic color are organized by various principles such as repetition, variety, balance, and proportion. A wide variety of media will be used. Color Design is the study of color concepts based in theory and expression. Projects will focus on color attributes such as hue, value, intensity, weight, distance, temperature, color schemes, and color interaction.

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