Color Theory and Painting

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Meeting Dates: Feb. 15th, 16th & 17th

Meeting Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Skill Level: All skill levels welcome.

Spaces Available: 8

Price: $360

Do you have a color "strategy" before you start a painting, or do you simply hope the color will work out in the end? Have you ever wished you had more freedom with color?  Do you know how to mix the colors you are aiming for or is it a hit-or-miss process?

Color is one of the most important elements in the success of your painting.  Many painters feel bound by the colors they see, which can lead to predictable paintings that lack drama, no matter how well they are painted. It's important to learn how to harness the power of color and use it to communicate your artistic vision.

In this three day workshop, learn the "theory" behind mixing colors, learn how "less is more" for good color harmony with in your palette, and learn to work with the colors of your choice, and more, while working this knowledge into your painting of a provided still life

Venue: Brodie Studio, Studio # 96, Tannery Row Artist Colony, 554 West Main Street, Buford GA 30518

Phone: 386-338-1735 (Text any questions to this number and I will reply as soon as possible)

Supply List - Please bring your paint and mark making materials of choice. This could be any of the following: acrylics, oils, alkyds, watercolors, gouache, mediums, etc., and painting surface: Gesso board or canvas at least 16 x 20 inches in size or larger (no larger than 24 x 30 inches, primed), or stretched paper on a stretcher, or watercolor paper or illustration board 16 x 20 or 18 x 24 inches, brushes of various sizes, preferably a flat, around 1 to 1/2 inch in size along with a few smaller flats and rounds, and one or two detail brushes.

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You may shop at Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Blick, Cheap Joes Art Stuff or Amazon for supplies.

Chairs, tables, and table easels are provided. However, drawing boards and standing easels are not. You will need to bring these if you are used to standing when painting.

Facility: The Tannery Row has plenty of parking in the back behind the building. There is a utility sink where you may wash your brushes. There is also a lined bucket for you to place any used, solvent filled rags or towels.

Cancellation Policy: Students must cancel within a week in advance to receive a full refund. Cancellations that are any later than a week in advance will only receive a 50% refund. Those who do not give at least a 24 hour notice will not receive a refund.