The Art and Science of Color Mixing – The Art Students League

The Art and Science of Color Mixing

Dee Solin

Dee Solin

Workshop Description

MAY 11–13
Mon.–Wed.
1:30 – 5:00 pm
Fee: $255
Instructor present each day

Enrollment limited to 12 students
Please request supply list

Pigments are unpredictable; they have personality and the best way to learn how color works is through practice and observation. Dee’s workshop offers artists a rare opportunity to practice theory, learn new color concepts, fine tune their creative process and develop color-mixing skills.

Through lectures, demos and hands-on participation we will focus on organizing color, achieving effective color contrasts, working with limited palettes, mixing luminous colors and working with contemporary CMYK pigments. Students will learn the value of color modulation, sequencing and working with neutrals to create dynamic compositions.

Workshop attendees will leave with new tools, skills and fresh color ideas.

About the Instructor

Dee Solin is an interdisciplinary artist with a history of color practice in painting, printmaking and digital color technology. She earned her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in NYC and BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Dee runs lectures and workshops for artists; Color Intentionality and Inspiration, Articulation, Color Mixing Systems and has had many solo exhibitions, the two most recent with Andre Zarre Gallery in Chelsea, New York. Her paintings are in major private collections in the US and Europe. Dee is the creator of Magic Palette Color Mixing Guides, proprietary color systems archiving 841 fine art hues. She lives and works in Rhinebeck New York

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