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Glendale Community College
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Glendale, CA 91205
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Color Mixing Essentials

Dates:June 10-24, 2017
Meets:Sa from 9:30 AM to 12 N, 3 sessions
Location:Garfield Campus, Mariposa Building MP 115
Instructor:Lisa Agaran
Fee: $75.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Do you find color mixing a mystery? Do you always end up with a big blob of paint trying to get the right color? Do you get frustrated trying to figure out what colors best work together? Here is a chance to gain an understanding of color mixing.   Learning the basic principles of color mixing is one of the main ingredients to creating artwork that feels cohesive and has a sense of harmony.   Join Lisa Agaran as she takes you through easy to do exercises that will help you learn basic color mixology using the three primary colors: red, blue and yellow. Y ou will learn now to mix the secondary and tertiary colors on the color wheel. We will also cover how to mix tints and shades, as well as how to dull (desaturate) a color (hue). Discover how to create dynamic color combinations that create impact to your artwork. A $25 materials fee payable to instructor in class. 

  • Week 1: Create a color wheel with primary, secondary and tertiary colors.
  • Week 2: Learn how to paint Tints and Shades by adding white or black
  • Week 3: Learn how to use complimentary colors to desaturate color and create impact
  • Week 4: Learn the difference between cool and warm color schemes