Category Color Theory Posts

Color Talks 02 | Organized by Thomas Bosket | April 27th | 12:00 Noon

Thursday April 27th at 12:00 Noon “Why do we see colors? Why do we see at all?” This short series of presentations will attempt to answer some basic questions about vision. Why do we see in color? How did we get this way? Are there alternative forms of seeing? Are there colors that we don’t […]

Color Talks 01 | Organized by Thomas Bosket | April 26th | 3:00 PM

Thursday April 26th at 3:00 PM “Seeing Black, White, and Colored Surfaces.” (Parallel problems in art and visual science.) We see black, white, gray and colored surfaces when the light they reflect reaches the eye and strikes the rods and cones. But in fact, any intensity of light can be reflected from any shade of […]

Color Smarts: Q&A With Parsons Color Theory Team: Thomas Bosket and Langdon Graves | AAS GD FAculty

Re-posted from Imprint | The Online Community for Graphic Designers | Interview by Jude Stewart Can you teach an instinct for color? Some colorists think not; those who say you can compare the process to something slyer, a delicate sussing-out of an affinity we all draw upon daily. I spoke to Thomas Bosket, Coordinator of […]

Drawing the egg: In the classroom with Grace Burney

A typical drawing class revolves around the use of line. Vital as a tool for personal expression, line facilitates thinking, adds movement, and delineates shape and structure. So why–by my second class–are the students drawing without line? Simply put, if the intention is to create illusion, there is no line. To make an object appear real […]

Color Theory: Thomas Bosket, Faculty

Students were asked to match the color of their skin in paint. This exercise addresses how we refer to colors through language, skin is white, black, yellow, red, etc.. but these categories do not even begin to communicate, or clarify, the complex issues surrounding skin color. In finding the perfect match they realize that they […]

AAS Color Theory Faculty Siri Berg’s Exhibition News

The opening of the “Embrace” exhibition which Siri Berg was invited to show and speak at the Emigrant Museum in Vaxjo, Sweden was a huge success! The exhibition was held on Sept. 14 -Jan. 2012 and was attended by more than 600 people. More about the show can be found at Embrace as well as […]

Collor Theory Fall 2010 Faculty Kelli Ann Glancey

These are assignments samples from Color Theory courses taught by Kelly Ann Glancey. They represent work done by students from different majors as AAS General Studio Classes are opened to all.

Print’s Color Conference

Print magazine is holding a Color Conference from October 4-6, 2011 hosted by the Art Director’s Club in NYC. The conference costs $595, but we have arranged for students of Color Theory to have a $99 pass.  The students will need to register with the code: COLORSTUDENT11. Here’s the skinny: “Print magazine announces a first-of-its-kind […]

Color Theory Gowanus Project

  In May 2011 the students from Parsons School of Design and Columbia University, Columbia Engineering and the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation exhibited student research projects on the Gowanus canal. The exhibition was held at The Old American Can Factory in Brooklyn. The students from Ellen Evjen’s Color Theory: Design and Science […]

Color Stories from the Parsons Block Party!

On Saturday May 21 Color Wheelz spent the day at the Parsons Block Party. We were inspired by the lovely art everyone made and their corresponding stories, which are posted below….take a listen! See all the recordings HERE ——————————————————————– Par_02 Par_03 alt : http://amt.parsons.edu/graphicdesign/?attachment_id=4706 ——————————————————————– Par_04 ——————————————————————– Par_11