If you have already purchased a printing voucher and can submit your poster file into CN311 G before 5:00pm this Thursday (tomorrow) then I would say that is the way to go. If not please plan on printing your posted somewhere other than through the communication design department.
Good online resource for color theory an pallets.
This Friday, March 1 is the deadline for Spring 2013 portfolio application to the BFA in Communication Design.
Josef Albers color there is primarily about the colors interaction with other colors. Foreground and background colors have a major effect of the each other and this color shift can be a strong element in your designs.
Further reading on Josef Albers color theory.
Read the following article for a better understanding of how to use color in your designs.
The following website is a good resource for starting research on historically significant Graphic design movements. This should be helpful for your Project 2 research.
Please read the Color chapter from your text (Graphic Design the New Basics)
After reading select 3 aspects of color and write a short paragraph about each and post to you blog. We will read these in class on Tuesday Feb 26th.
These video tutorials are free and a great resource for learning.
Beginners guide to Illustrator: