Everyone who makes garments and accessories knows how important colour can be to the success of the finished product, but how many of us are confident when it comes to putting colours together? Just a couple of classes in colour-theory can have you creating colour combinations that will add that professional touch to your garments.
Andrew Carroll, who trained as an Architect and an Interior Designer, before qualifiying with a BA and MA in Visual Arts Practice from IADT Dun Laoghaire, will be giving two 2-hour colour-theory workshops, the first one on Saturday 7th July and the second on Saturday 28th July as follows:.
Part 1, Basics of Colour Theory, will take place on Saturday, 7th July at 11am upstairs at The Constant Knitter. This workshop will focus on the basics of modern colour theory and will cover the following subjects:
Primary and Secondary Colours; The 12-hue Colour Wheel; Complementary colours; Triads and Quads; Colour Harmony; Tints, Shades and Tone and Visual Colour Mixing.
Part 2, Beyond the Colour Wheel, will take place on Saturday, 28th July at 11am. This will cover the following:
The Seven Colour Contrasts; Colour Discordancy; Colour Chords; Identify in Colour; Colour Temperature; The Five Types of Colour Schemes and finally Colour Balance / Spatial Colour.
Cost: €25 for each workshop
Venue: The Constant Knitter, 88 Francis St, Dublin 8
Contact 087 996 7197 to enrol