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Introducing Color

Lombardo Introducing Color

July 8 – 9: In this 2 day introductory workshop students will learn to see, identify, and mix color. Students will gain an understanding of the language of color and how to control their mixing palette. We will create a comprehensive color wheel focused on the three attributes of color: value, hue, and intensity. After finishing this comprehensive color class students will have the ability to name and directly mix any desired color. We will learn to see the colorful world around us in terms of the twelve hues. We will discuss color theory and how to apply what we have learned from the wheel to the creation of paintings. Each class will begin with mixing demonstrations followed by group painting and individual instruction.

Please Note: if you are working in oil you will be outside and if you are working in acrylic you will be inside the classroom.

[tabby title=”Instructor Bio”] Joseph Lombardo received a MFA in painting from Bowling Green State University and studied landscape painting at the Burren College of Art in Ireland. He has served as artist-in-residence at Buffalo National River, Hot Springs National Park, and at the Glen Arbor Art Association. He is a two-time ‘Best in Show’ winner at the Ohio Plein Air Competition. Lombardo teaches painting workshops internationally and he is an Adjunct Instructor at the Columbus College of Art and Design. Lombardo is represented by Art Access Gallery in Columbus, Ohio and he exhibits annually at Center Gallery in Glen Arbor, Michigan.


[tabby title=”Dates/Times”] Monday, July 8, Time: 9 am – 1 pm

Tuesday, July 9, Time: 9 am – 1 pm

[tabby title=”Supply List”] Oil or Acrylic paints:

Titanium white

Burnt sienna

Quinacridone magenta (or Alizarin Crimson)

Cadmium red light

Cadmium yellow deep

Lemon yellow

Phthalo blue

Ultramarine blue

Other supplies:

Turpenoid or Gamsol odorless turpentine substitute (oil painters only)

Portable palette

Portable easel

Paint rags

Variety of brushes

Palette knife

2 small jars with lids for solvents or water

1 painting surface 9×12 or 11×14

Recommended supplies:

Painting gloves

*This is a list of recommended supplies; we can work with what you have.

[tabby title=”Refund Policy”] We understand that your plans might change. If they do, notify the GAAC office as soon as possible. Requests for cancellation by the student at least thirty (30) days prior to the first day of the workshop will be honored (minus a $20 processing fee). NO REFUNDS will be given for a student cancellation made less than thirty (30) days prior to the first day of the workshop.



starts July 8 @ 9:00 am
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6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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