Origins of Color

Understanding color beyond the color wheel (1) Session

This workshop is part lecture and part lab. Students learn where color is derived from and the meaning behind their unique names. During lab time students will review of the color wheel’s primary, secondary and tertiary colors as they learn how recreate these colors with paint to obtain desired tints and tones.


  • Understand the origins of color
  • What is the meaning of names
  • How to mix colors to create desired effects
  • Review of the color wheel

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Saturday (1) session

March 14, 2020

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: 17 West 45th Street, Suite 904
New York, NY 10036

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