The Value of Colours

Step outside of your comfort zone by incorporating unexpected colours in your landscapes to give the impressions of value and bring a refreshing new look to this traditional subject.

Type:In-Studio
Level:Intermediate
Medium:Painting

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Class Dates

Wednesday Jan 24, 2024 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday Jan 25, 2024 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Overview

We all know that a value scale covers a specific hue from its darkest shade to its lightest tint. But what if we used other colours to indicate values instead? Step outside of your comfort zone by incorporating unexpected colours in your landscapes to give the impressions of value and bring a refreshing new look to this traditional subject.

Materials List

Acrylic Paint:
-phthalo green
-phthalo blue
-cadmium red medium
-cadmium yellow light (or lemon)
-magenta (primary or quinocridone)
-transparent red oxide - optional
-neutral grey
-titanium white
-mixing white (Liquitex product)

Brushes:
-2 medium size bright brushes
-2 medium/large flat or angle brushes
-1 mixing palette knife (not a painting knife)
-one round brush to be used with black ink (i.e. an old one, not your best one)
-disposable palette paper

-Two canvases in either of the following sizes: 12"x12"; 16"x20" or one of each
-4B Pencil
-1 photo reference of a landscape that you would like to paint on day 2

Optional:
gloves/apron
sketchbook for notes

Instructor - Janet Horne Cozens

Instructor - Janet Horne Cozens

Artist-instructor Janet Horne-Cozen has been practicing art for most of her life.