Workshop 5: Taking Guesswork Out of Your Color Work

SUNDAY, JUNE 8                                                                                                                   MORNING                           9:30 a.m.

Workshop 5:  Taking Guesswork Out of Your Color Work  FULL – CLOSED
                       Instructor:  Alex Zonis

Description

We will discuss selection and use of color when sketching on location, using principles of color theory of Johannes Itten.  Participants will understand the color wheel, learn 8 basic color schemes and 7 methods of color contrast.  We will create one or two sketches using some of the more exotic color schemes and an unusual contrast method.

Goals

    • Understanding a universal system of thinking about color and color vocabulary
    • Understanding the system behind intuitive color work
    • Practicing color like a painter

Suggested Supplies

    • Sketchbook or paper, white is preferred for this workshop
    • Your usual sketching supplies. Please bring your usual familiar materials. Have supplies to work in color (watercolor, colored pencils, colored pens, acrylic paints, anything that will produce color image)
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One thought on “Workshop 5: Taking Guesswork Out of Your Color Work

  1. Pingback: Meet our instructors: Alex Zonis | USk Chicago Sketch Seminar 2014

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