NEW! The Power of Colour

NEW! The Power of Colour

6 Dec 2024 | 1 day | Full day


RWA Drawing School Studio, RWA, BS8 1PX


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6 Dec 2024

Tutor - Sue Pickering

1-day workshop

Friday 6 December 2024, 10am - 4pm

Colour is an important feature of our world; it plays a big role in how we decorate our homes, how we create our gardens, how we dress, and the art that we like.

Colour and composition are inextricably linked – the way we combine colours will affect the overall look and feel of something. Because of this, the process of bringing colours together can sometimes be daunting.

This workshop will present some of the important principles that affect the way that colour works in a composition. During the day we will explore the colour wheel, value, hue and saturation and how colours can work together in a piece of art. Practical exercises will allow you to play with colour principles and discover how they can be used in your own work. We will create simple compositions and look at ways to manipulate harmony and contrast using colour.

All materials provided, though we strongly recommend bringing your own  brushes if you have them. Please also bring a colour print of a piece of artwork (ideally A4 size or smaller) and an A4 sketchbook with white paper. You will need to bring an apron or wear clothes suitable for an art studio, and supply a bag or portfolio for taking your work home at the end of the session.

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Participants must be 16 or over.

If eligible, discounts must be applied when first purchasing your class and cannot be given retrospectively. Please contact us if the discount code is not working.

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Refund/transfer and Cancellation Policy: We are unable to offer full or part cash refunds, but you are eligible for an RWA gift voucher or transfer, provided you notify us more than 14 days before the start of your class with us. If we cancel a course or workshop for any reason, then participants will be offered a different date, course/workshop or RWA gift voucher.


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