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Color Power: Color Charting for Precision and Pleasure CEXTN14-202280 is a Course

Color Power: Color Charting for Precision and Pleasure CEXTN14-202280

Oct 12, 2022 - Oct 12, 2022

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Color Power: Color Charts in Watercolor for Precision and Pleasure

Wednesday, 10/12/2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm, online

Instructor Amy Hibbs

This live, online workshop teaches the creation of a color chart using watercolors, a specialized way of organizing colors on a grid to uncover new color combinations and teach the use of a minimal palette. Using student's own materials, we work in a methodical way that allows for questions and discoveries. Students need a smartphone or computer with streaming capacity and some basic watercolor materials (details below).

Workshop is taught online through Zoom and Canvas. Students will need a computer or smart phone with webcam and microphone, internet and web streaming capacity, and the Zoom application installed to their device. A device to capture images (digital camera, smart phone, or tablet, etc.) is helpful, but not required. 

Instructor bio: Amy has been teaching art to all ages for two decades. Most recently she has taught at the Palo Alto Art Center and the School of Visual Philosophy. From the elementary classroom to the university studio, she brings her knowledge and passion for a variety of media. She enjoys sharing knowledge clearly, so that students leave ready to apply new skills with confidence.

Materials list:
Watercolors: any colors from tubes or pans, minimum 5 colors.
Brushes: flat brush #8-10 OR round size 4-6
Large white palette for color mixing. Can be a white plate or rectangular baking dish.
Lots of water for keeping your brush extra clean between colors. You can use multiple small containers of clean water, or just change one frequently.
Small rag for wiping the brush
Masking tape (optional)
Paper- 2-3 sheets of good quality watercolor paper, at least 8x10” or 8” square. Though optional, your paper can be prepared with a 5x5 grid drawn in pencil. Ideally, each square in the grid is about 1x1 inch and there is some space between each square to prevent bleeding between colors.