Explore the power of color in your work. Learn ways to create mood and atmosphere, movement, drama, beautiful harmonies, and delicate subtleties. Students will experiment with color saturation and changes in intensity, color temperatures (warm and cool), complements and contrasts, muted tones, color values, and applications of thick and thin paint. Slide presentations about how masters use colors. Easy ways to have beautiful colors in your work. One on One critique with each student will help the students develop a personal expression of color and advance beyond to create more harmony.
Never have a muddy color again.
· Acrylic colors preferred, but oil is ok if it is the only thing you have. Black, white, red, blue, and yellow in addition to any other colors you have.
· Acrylic Gel medium for fixing charcoal
· Gloss and or Mat medium for Acrylic. (for oil no fumes. Turpenoid only)
· Brushes – various sizes, round and flat, up to 1 ½-inch depending on canvas size
· Charcoal, Pencil and any other drawing materials like Acrylic markers if you have it
· Rags for cleaning and applying colors too
· 3 to 5 canvases (can be stretched or unstretched) larger is better. You may start 20 to 30 inches or bigger. Paper is ok too
· Palette, Palette knives, Jars or plastic containers for mixing and saving paints
· A lot of Enthusiasm.