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The Faculty of Interior Architecture / Product Design
1st Year, sem 2, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1C+2L | ECTS Credits: 3

SFA-20 | Light and Colour

Department: Study of Form and Ambience
Course Leader:
conf.dr.arh. Iulius Ionescu
Teaching Staff:
asist. dr arh. Nadina Pârvu, asist. dr. arh. Andreea Ivanciof
Learning outcomes:
The course make inquires about colour issue and follows the three main direction approaches: light physics, physiology and psychology perception and visual arts field art. This course emphasis on direct and reflected coloured light. Pigments mixture study will be investigated by applied disciplines: free-hand drawing, representation, form study, workshops.
Content:
Lectures:

1 The colour – Introductory study.
2 The light. Objects colour.
3 Human visual system.Colours perception mechanism.
4 Colours mixture and harmonious connections between colours.
5 Colour in the digital field.
6 Colous perception psychologicaly effects.
7 The colour utilization in architectural space and design.

Practical works:

1 Natural light study.
2 Light study with computer assistance.
3 Chromatic circle.
4 Complementary colours.
5 Space – light- colour, computer workshop.
6 Space- colour, model study.
7 The colour utilization in architectural space.
Teaching Method:
A course of lectures with magic lanterns and computer simulations. Computer individual works who take place in computers laboratory and works performed with “traditional means” who take place in university studios.
Assessment:
Practical works 1/3, final exam 2/3.
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* Adobe Photoshop CS5, Editura TEORA, 2010.
Notes:
Practical works are correlated with Form study activities, Computer activities and is additional to the Perspective course.
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