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Introduction to the Basics of Color Concepts
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Date: January 19, 6:00 pm-8:00pm
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Location: Online
Details: Introduction to the Basics of Color Concepts Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. January 19 – March 2. Color is one of the fundamental elements of creative investigations and as such it is important to not only be exposed to color theory, but to understand how to apply that theory. This workshop investigates the Itten theory of color, hue, value, intensity, simultaneity, proportional application, and how to apply those theoretical principles to studio work. This workshop is designed for anyone who would like to more fully develop their use of color as an artist and understand how to apply fundamental color concepts and techniques in developing expressive and dynamic compositions. This online workshop will be 7 weeks in length meeting once a week. Participants will choose their own color media for this workshop. Recommended media would be, colored panicles, watercolor, or acrylic paint. Additional recommended materials: drawing paper (no newsprint), drawing pencils (6H, 4H, HB, 2B) a good eraser(s) a notebook to take notes, small canvas boards if you are working with acrylic paint. Upon completion of this workshop participants will have a collection of studies that they use in their own personal studios and use as source material for more in-depth and completed compositions. Minimum 5 students to run. Instructor: Don Seastrum. $225/student. In Partnership with the Vita Institute for the Arts.
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Upcoming Events
  TIME   EVENT   LOCATION
Tuesday, Jan 19
  10:00am-11:30am Elk Avenue Configuration Community Discussion Zoom
  6:00pm-8:00pm Introduction to the Basics of Color Concepts Online
  6:00pm-8:15pm Intro to Stage Makeup ~ (Ages 16+) Gunnison Arts Center
Wednesday, Jan 20
  6:00pm-8:00pm Knitting Gunnison Arts Center
  6:00pm-9:00pm Playful Vases Gunnison Arts Center Clay Studio
  6:00pm-7:00pm Adult Hip Hop ~ All Levels Welcome Gunnison Arts Center Dance Studio
Thursday, Jan 21
  9:30am-10:30am Beginning Adult Ballet ~ (Ages 18+) Gunnison Arts Center Dance Studio
  6:00pm-9:00pm Wire Jewelry & Whiskey Live on Zoom with the GAC
  6:00pm-8:00pm Introduction to the Fundamentals of Pictorial Comp Online
  6:00pm-8:00pm Shine Your HeART Virtual: Link on CBAF website
Friday, Jan 22
  5:30pm-7:00pm Elk Avenue Configuration Community Discussion Zoom
Saturday, Jan 23
  7:30pm-10:00pm AJ Fullerton Virtual Moonlight Concert Live on Zoom with the GAC
Monday, Jan 25
  4:00pm-5:00pm Ballet/Tap Combo Gunnison Arts Center Dance Studio
  5:00pm-6:00pm Hip Hop Troupe Gunnison Arts Center Dance Studio
  6:00pm-7:30pm Scottish Poetry + Whiskey! Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Tuesday, Jan 26
  6:00pm-9:00pm Adult Creative Clay: Hand Building Gunnison Arts Center Clay Studio
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