Discover the colour wheel: an essential tool for artists! Have you ever had trouble finding the right colour combination for your artwork? Or weren’t sure which colours to use to create a harmonious blend? For artists, colour harmony can, at first, be quite complex and difficult to master.
In this two-hour workshop, Julie will explore different types of colour combinations in painting and put all your doubts to rest. You will then put your newly acquired knowledge into practice by creating several simple artworks. A workshop that will inspire you to explore the richness of colour!
Open to beginners.
Ages 12 to 99.
*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop).
Part 1: The colour wheelTo begin, Julie will teach you how to read and use the colour wheel, as well as the information it contains.
Part 2: Colour harmonyIn Part 2, Julie will present the six most common types of colour combinations in painting – combinations that will work every time, no matter what technique you’re using, or subject you’re painting.
Part 3: Putting theory into practiceTo end the workshop, you’ll learn how to use two types of combinations in simple landscapes. Julie will also cover some other small but important topics: composition, different values, contrasts and textures, as well as several colour mixing possibilities within the same colour scheme. There will also be a Q & A session.
List of materials to bring:
✓ Canson® canvas paper (9 x 12 in)
✓ Colour wheel
✓ Professional quality acrylic paint set (primary colours)
✓ Brush set (to taste)
✓ Disposable palette
✓ Paper towel