Course curriculum

  • 1
    Gathering Materials and Preparing Your Still Life Set Up
    • Introduction to the Mastering Colour Course
    • First, Paint a Piece of Fruit
    • Collect Your Materials
    • Making Your Shadow Box
    • Create Your Set Up
    • Two More Simple Tools
  • 2
    Seeing Colour Better: Mixing and Matching the Colours You See (2 weeks)
    • Introduction to Understanding Colour with Munsell
    • Introduction: Matching the Colours you See
    • Matching values: Making an Accurate Value Scale
    • Matching colour: Mixing the Colours You See
  • 3
    Light and Shadow: Learn to Model Form with Colour (2 weeks)
    • Introduction: Mastering Light and Shadow
    • Value Cubes
    • Value Spheres
    • Colour cubes
    • Colour spheres
  • 4
    Make it Come Alive: Painting a Piece of Fruit (2 weeks)
    • Introduction: Creating Light and Depth With Colour
    • Cube to sphere to fruit - value (1 week)
    • Cube to sphere to fruit - Colour (1 week)
  • 5
    Put it into practice: Paint a Still Life (2 weeks)
    • Intro: Paint a sight-size still life
    • Week 1: Block Ins
    • Week 2: A finished still life