Sep 20, 2018  
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ART 208 - The Physics of Art and Visual Perception (Cross-listed as PHYS 208)


Units: 3
Two hours lecture and two hours activity per week
A course on the physics of light, color, art and visual perception. The course will cover the nature of light and optical phenomena, the perception and psychology of color, the reproduction of color in different media, and the analysis of art from a science perspective. The emphasis is on factors which permit the artist and observer to understand and more fully control the design and interpretation of images of all kinds. Demonstrations, experiments, and video/computer simulations are used to analyze signals received by the eyes or instruments.
Same as: PHYS 208  
GenEd: B1, C1



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