This workshop teaches artists a fun and engaging way to learn about the principles of color - through exercises and experimentation. Exercise assignments tailored to each weekly lesson are offered for students to work on and learn from. Each assignment is designed to help students push thru to new color possibilities, in a fun, relaxing manner.
This was the best workshop ever!
Even if you have been painting for a long time -
topics cover ways to solve "what's wrong here?" type of questions.
Organized - clear - easy to understand.
- Karen S. Marco Island, FL
"I learned more in this course than four years of art school. Just sayin'.
You're very clear, and give great examples."
- Diane S.
"This color course has changed my life and enriched me deeply! Thank you Patti!"
- Tina K.
"Absolutely fabulous course! So content rich!!! Thank you for sharing your knowledge! You're an amazing instructor :-) "
- Jeanne H.
"This workshop has spurred me on to try color ideas I've never even dreamt of before. A true game-changer!"
- Laura P.
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Community groups are key to learning and implementing the course concepts. Students learn faster and more deeply when they participate. See creative ways others have translated the same same exercises. It's eye-opening!
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Complete with timed exercises and start-to-finish painting demonstrations, this book is for any artist who feels overwhelmed by where to start or daunted by the urge to paint everything in sight. Patti Mollica's mindful approach will lead you to better, bolder results, as well as greater confidence and joy in the process. So load your palette with ample paint, grab some fat brushes and get ready to paint fast, paint loose, paint bold. Buy on Amazon
Rated # 3 by ART News for best overall Color Theory knowledge, this book features everything an artist might need to know about color, including color psychology, pigment characteristics and terms, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, and much more. Regardless of your medium, a solid understanding of color and its applications is essential. With a fresh, contemporary take on the subject of color, this essential guide features step-by-step projects and practical tips and techniques to put color knowledge to effective use. Buy on Amazon
Over the past decade, manufacturers have made drastic improvements to acrylic paint that make it wonderfully appealing to the fine artist. An extensive array of acrylic mediums is available, allowing artists to lengthen the drying time of the paint, completely alter the paint's consistency, add an iridescent sheen, and much more. This book offers all the information a contemporary artist needs to be on the cutting edge of this versatile medium. Buy on Amazon
Understanding how to effectively use color is the first step to becoming a well-rounded artist. A perfect resource for new artists and art hobbyists, Basic Color Theory demonstrates the color wheel at work and covers all the essentials. Each concept is clearly explained in easy-to-comprehend language so beginning artists can put their newfound knowledge to immediate use. Also included are step-by-step tutorials, as well as techniques for basic color mixing in different mediums. Buy on Amazon
Expert artist Patti Mollica provides tips and techniques for creating an array of textures, building up layers, and adding details. Through a collection of approachable step-by-step projects artists will be able to put their newfound acrylic skills to use, starting with initial sketches and culminating in final works of art. Covering a wide range of content, subject matter, and techniques, for beginning and intermediate artists alike will find Getting Started a valuable resource for their art library. With inspiration, instruction, and professional tips and tricks on virtually every page, this full-color book is the perfect resource for acrylic artists. Buy on Amazon
Improve your acrylic painting value techniques with fast, loose, and bold instruction from Patti Mollica! Join Patti Mollica and learn the true value of values in your acrylic painting! Follow Patti's process for creating simple value plans that will be a springboard for successful paintings. Patti will first teach you the importance of values, then she'll lead you through three different value plan exercises. In the three exercises, you'll use only three values and learn that there are many ways to interpret the same subject. With each exercise you'll explore a different value plan, and in doing so you'll understand how easy it is to portray a subject simply while still conveying a strong message. More Info
Improve your brushwork with fast, loose, and bold techniques from Patti Mollica! Infuse your acrylic paintings with vibrant color and movement using brushwork instruction from artist and instructor Patti Mollica. Patti will teach you how to paint using bold, gestural brushwork that fills your works with the energy and direction of the paint passages and brush strokes. More Info
Improve your acrylic painting color techniques with fast, loose, and bold instruction from Patti Mollica! Join Patti in this video workshop that will explore the color wheel, teach you about color schemes, and give you a good understanding of color relationships. You'll go through four color exercises with Patti as your guide and learn to translate one value plan into four different color schemes. More Info