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Element of Color

Main Core Tie

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Performance Skills

Additional Core Ties

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Standard 1

Time Frame

8 class periods of 45 minutes each

Group Size

Small Groups

Life Skills

Thinking & Reasoning


Rebecca Parkinson


Students experiment to create a color using primary colors and black and white. They learn the color wheel and values.


Described in the lesson plan.

Background for Teachers

Knowledge of the color wheel, values, schemes, and mixing colors.

Student Prior Knowledge

None. This lesson teaches the color wheel also.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will understand the importance of the color wheel; values in design; and how to mix colors to create any color using black, white and the primary colors. They will also learn the color values and their effects on the body.

Instructional Procedures


Use the attached lesson plan which includes a timeline and all activities.


Assessment Plan

Rubrics and Quiz are provided in instructional attachments. Directions are in lesson plan attached.


Judith Rasband Fashion Curriculum

Created: 06/16/2005
Updated: 02/05/2018