How Colour Works: an introduction to colour theory and practice. Course VM802

Course Dates: 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th July 2017
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location:City Lit - Keeley Street, London WC2B 4BA
Tel: 020 7831 7831

How do we see colour? A hands on introduction to colour theory and its practical applications for artists.
Investigate colour perception and light, explore how colours interact, relate theory to painting practice using acrylics or oils and improve colour usage.
What is the course about?
This course offers a thorough introduction to colour perception and how to improve colour use in art and design. You will learn basic colour theory and the science of seeing and how it translates into practice. You will learn to mix colours using oil and acrylic paint and explore colour relationships including examples of the seminal colour studies by Josef Albers and Johannes Itten.

What will we cover?
• Basic colour theory
• Colour as a sense perception
• The colour wheel and how to mix colours
• Developing skills in mixing observed colour
• Colour relationships using examples by Johannes Itten, Josef Albers

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Understand colour theory and the science of seeing
• Relate colour theory to practice
• Take away your own painted colour wheel to use for future reference
• Develop confidence mixing colour using acrylic or oil paint
• Present a small painting based on observed colour mixing.

Course fee £129, Con £79 (inc’ materials)

To book Course VM802 contact City Lit
Tel: 020 7831 7831

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