You Get the Point-illism

Learn to mix paint with only your eyes.

  • 1 hour
  • 20 Canadian dollars
  • Online through Zoom

Service Description

In this class, participants will learn the ideas of artists like Georges Seurat and Roy Lichtenstein on how pure primary colours mix to form new colours just by placing them next to each other. Elements of colour theory such as how colours attract or repel your eye will also be explored by creating experimental abstract artworks to test out these intricate theories. Recommended Materials: Acrylic paints, brand of your choice, one tube of each colour - Ultramarine/Cobalt Blue - Burnt Umber - Crimson/Cadmium Red - Titanium White - Brilliant Yellow/Cadmium Yellow Brushes and other materials: - Any brushes you would like to use, but medium-sized filbert, flat, and round brushes are recommended - Water container for cleaning brushes - A Palette: foam or plastic plates or trays. (Alternative - any flat stiff surface covered with wax paper or aluminum foil, or a disposable palette pad) - Paper towel or an old cloth - Pencil - Ruler Supports: - A small primed canvas board/panel or primed stretched canvas - A small pad of paper that can take acrylic paint (inexpensive watercolour or printmaking paper can work).

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