Color Theory/3 Color Palette Workshop/Learning to Quick Sketch in Paint
Cost:$65.00 (not including materials)
This class will give you an overview of color principles and color mixing with demonstrations and student projects.
The elements of color, including value, temperature, saturation, hierarchy,
complements, light, harmony and contrast.
The use of color complements and learning how to mix vibrant and muted colors naturally with complementary colors to create a harmonious painting.
Using a limited palette in Acrylics (open or using OPEN GLOSS MEDIUM to slow down the drying time) or Oils this is for absolute beginners and a refresher for intermediates who want a quicker more reliable way of finding colors you want faster.
We would also use a method to color match for a couple of small paintings 6x6 which will show us how to create the color and match it to what we are seeing.
Through a series of demonstrations, you’ll learn how to work with color and ultimately make better color decisions.
For those that are intermediate students, you will be creating small 6 x 6 quick paintings practicing using a 3-4 color palette. I will provide the still life set up and/or printouts.
Either quality paint: Gamblin/Rembrandt/or Gamblin 1980(student grade) preferred over Winton. Titanium white prefer Gamblin/Rembrandt/Sennellier brand not Gamblin 1980 brand or student brand as it isn’t as strong of a pigment and good to mix.
Cadmium yellow light
Gamblin gel medium (this dries faster) preferred
or Gamblin solvent free gel small tube
Acrylic Painters- same colors as oil.
Golden Open Acrylics or regular Acrylics:
“OPEN” brand means that there is a slow drying medium put into the
paint, so it is workable like oils.
Acrylic Paint Brands:
Prefer Golden Acrylics or Liquitex heavy body not liquid
If using other normal acrylics, or Golden paints or Liquitex
Please have at least titanium white OPEN acrylics and Golden OPEN
Gloss Medium which has a slow drying medium in it.
Open Gloss medium can be from the bottle to pour or the jar to scoop out.
Spray bottle of water
What to paint on:
Color mixing swatches:
Oil paint paper or multi-media paper block or canvas pad or panels or
Duralar matte pad or one large sheet to cut up. Nothing expensive.
For little color painting studies
4 - 6x6 panels or canvases
For all Mediums:
PALETTE KNIFE. Best with a metal palette knife. TEARDROP SHAPE. Like a
RICHESON 828 which is No larger than 2 inches long and 3/4 inches
wide. Can have a plastic version like it.
Brushes- any cheap brushes that are at least 1/8, 1/4, 1/2 inch, 1 inch
Note:(If you want to paint in my classes please refer to my class
materials under better brushes)
Palette- either wood or glass palette, can use parchment paper on it.
or best to save the paint!-Masterson palette seal and use the Grey
Matters Paper Palette that fits into the Masterson.
Containers (small jars) water or Gamsol OMS to clean brushes (only
this non smelly brand please).
Bristle Magic brush cleaner for both acrylic and oil. Carbon or
transfer paper if you need help drawing.
There are some table easels in the room.
Might want to wear an apron.
To reserve your space - Call 904-398-3161 ext.319
Class participants receive a "SPECIAL 25% DISCOUNT"
on all art supplies.