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ONL069 Colour Theory in Practice

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Tutor
Thu 29/10/2020
10:00am - 16:00pm
Online

£89.00

Please note that this is an online class. Please click here to view important joining information about online classes

Bookings will close on Wednesday 28 October.

How do you create colours that you see, in coloured pencil?

How can you mix five colours together and get sixty?

How do you choose colours or a scheme, or find that little splash of the colour, which will really set off your drawing or embroidery?

This day will help you see more colours, learn how to mix them with blending coloured pencils and create your own colour wheel with tints and shades. Learn the basic language of colour and some ways of choosing colour schemes, as well as considering your instinctive response to it. Collect things you can find around your home and outside: glazed pots, textiles, pebbles, leaves, fruit, and vegetables. We will then study them closely, learning to
see the subtlety of colours they present, and look at how to mix them in coloured pencil, watercolour pencils and other media. We will also consider what effect the background colours have and look at how colours relate.

Structure of the Day
Login in using the link provided beforehand ready to start at 10am. We will have breaks around 11a.m. and for lunch between 1pm and 2pm.

If you want direct feedback on your work from Caroline, share your photos with her via WhatsApp or email during the day.

Materials
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Please gather whatever art materials you have. These are what we recommend:

  •   A4 sketchbook
    • B and 2B graphite pencils.
    • a tin of at least 12 good quality colour pencils.
    • Water soluble pencils will give you more options, in which case add round and flat brushes and water pots.

For anyone who wants to learn or practise their skills of drawing from close observation, a useful skill for creating your own designs. Some basic drawing skills will be useful as we will be doing some observational drawing.

Attendees Outside the UK
This class will run from 10am to 4pm (10:00 to 16:00 hours) UK local time on each day. If you are outside of the UK please check your local time, particularly if your location changes to/from Daylight Savings Time on a different schedule to the UK during October/November and March/April. To check and convert times please visit TimeAndDate.com. We cannot be held responsible for incorrect time attendance. Thank you.

5 in stock

Please note that this is an online class. Please click here to view important joining information about online classes

Bookings will close on Wednesday 28 October.

How do you create colours that you see, in coloured pencil?

How can you mix five colours together and get sixty?

How do you choose colours or a scheme, or find that little splash of the colour, which will really set off your drawing or embroidery?

This day will help you see more colours, learn how to mix them with blending coloured pencils and create your own colour wheel with tints and shades. Learn the basic language of colour and some ways of choosing colour schemes, as well as considering your instinctive response to it. Collect things you can find around your home and outside: glazed pots, textiles, pebbles, leaves, fruit, and vegetables. We will then study them closely, learning to
see the subtlety of colours they present, and look at how to mix them in coloured pencil, watercolour pencils and other media. We will also consider what effect the background colours have and look at how colours relate.

Structure of the Day
Login in using the link provided beforehand ready to start at 10am. We will have breaks around 11a.m. and for lunch between 1pm and 2pm.

If you want direct feedback on your work from Caroline, share your photos with her via WhatsApp or email during the day.

Materials
.
Please gather whatever art materials you have. These are what we recommend:

  •   A4 sketchbook
    • B and 2B graphite pencils.
    • a tin of at least 12 good quality colour pencils.
    • Water soluble pencils will give you more options, in which case add round and flat brushes and water pots.

For anyone who wants to learn or practise their skills of drawing from close observation, a useful skill for creating your own designs. Some basic drawing skills will be useful as we will be doing some observational drawing.

Attendees Outside the UK
This class will run from 10am to 4pm (10:00 to 16:00 hours) UK local time on each day. If you are outside of the UK please check your local time, particularly if your location changes to/from Daylight Savings Time on a different schedule to the UK during October/November and March/April. To check and convert times please visit TimeAndDate.com. We cannot be held responsible for incorrect time attendance. Thank you.

Booking

Please note that attendees under 16 must be accompanied by an adult attendee or chaperone at all times.

Please select the number of places you require: