Ultimate Color Theory Class Highlights

Highlights from Ultimate Color Theory Class

What does color theory mean? How do you mix colors? What is a color wheel, and what do artists do with one? Our Ultimate Color Theory class answered these questions, and so many more! We learned the difference between hue, saturation, and color. We learned how to mix all the colors of the rainbow, as well as the colors that aren’t in the rainbow. What are complimentary colors? What are warm and cool colors, and how do they interact? How do artists choose which colors to use within their paintings? We learned about color schemes, and practiced using them to make both abstract and figurative paintings. We learned how the human eye sees light, and how the source of that light changes every color that we see. In this course, we learned more about color theory than most people even know there is to learn!

This group ranged in age from fifth graders to senior citizens! Regardless of their ability levels upon entering, each was able to expand upon their artistic understanding. With hard work and dedication (and of course a healthy dose of fun and imagination), anyone can learn to draw and paint! In this class, we focused entirely on the element of color. For photos of our color theory class, visit our gallery on Google Photos, or check out the video below:

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Register for Upcoming Classes

If you enjoyed this class, or if you missed it and want to join our next adventure, check out the final classes we will be teaching at the end of July:

  • Wide Open Spaces 2 – One-day acrylic painting classes with a different theme each day.

Painting Supplies Used in the Color Theory Class

For this course, we used acrylic paints to learn how artists mix, choose, and use different colors. Check the list below for the exact supplies that we used, and where to buy them.

Golden Fluid Acrylics, 2420 Primary Cyan, 1 oz
Golden Fluid Acrylics
Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics, 1500 Primary Cyan, 4 oz
Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics
Crayola Brush Sets
Crayola Brush Sets
Liquitex Freestyle Brushes, Traditional Set of 4, Set of 4
Liquitex Freestyle Brushes, Traditional Set of 4, Set of 4
Blick Studio Canvas Panels
Blick Studio Canvas Panels
Plastic Paint Trays
Plastic Paint Trays

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Ultimate Color Theory Class Highlights
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