October 27, 2021 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
IN-PERSON: Learn to Use Color

1:30-4:00PM PT

Instructor:  Colleen Gianatiempo

How do you combine colors in your work? Is your style dynamic, subtle, harmonious, or edgy? What are hues, chroma, value, saturation, tones, tints, and shades–and how do these aspects affect the way we perceive color? Color theory is a body of practical guidance that creates a logical structure for color, including everything from color mixing and the visual effects of specific color combinations to the relationships we have with color.

Explore the three basic categories of color theory: the color wheel, color harmony, and the context of how colors are used.

$15 Materials Fee

Ages 18+

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Colleen Gianatiempo

Colleen Gianatiempo


Colleen Gianatiempo grew up on the East Coast but soon after graduating with a business degree from the University of Massachusetts, curiosity led her West to live the California lifestyle.  In furthering her education, Colleen received a certificate in Graphic Design from Otis Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles, which led her to start her own firm creating design within the disciplines of fine art, graphic art, interior design, photography and arts instruction.  She is still going strong after 26 years.  Passion for fine art led her to the Academy of Art in San Francisco where she received a Master of Fine Art in Painting.  Her mixed media work embodies bold color, varying texture, layers of shapes, and patterns.  Her work has been exhibited in multitude of solo and group shows and is in numerous public and private collections.