Starting with a strong foundation in color theory and principles, Mixed Media Color Studio shows you how to effortlessly create beautiful mixed-media art and make more effective and satisfying decisions each time you create, resulting in artwork you'll love.
Discover innovative painting and mixed-media art techniques the most inspired way possible: through rainbows of color! In Mixed Media Color Studio, learn color and design principles that will boost your creative intuition. Based on Kellee Wynne Conrad's online class program True Colors Art, the lessons in Mixed Media Color Studio are color explorations designed to strengthen skills and confidence as you develop your own unique style using acrylic and watercolor paint, pastels, artist crayons, ink, and more. See how color can be mixed to make signature palettes, and get inspired to try new, exciting combinations of color, materials, and techniques that will take your artwork and creativity even further. The palette-inspired projects include modern landscapes and seascapes, expressive florals, and abstracts featuring lively green shades, calming tones of blue, powerful red hues, warm analogous colors, and neutrals that are anything but boring. Learn innovative techniques that add texture, details, and interest to your artwork. As with the original True Colors program, well-known guest artists contribute exciting artwork, creating an expanded artistic repertoire filled with with fresh styles and ideas.
Mixed Media Color Studio also includes:
• How to create texture with a variety of mediums and tools
• Ideas for layering colors in unexpected ways using gel plate printing techniques
• Projects from artist contributors who share their techniques and styles
• Techniques for starting with a compelling color palette, avoiding fear of the blank page
• How to expand creativity and boost confidence by making art in an array of styles, such as abstract, expressive, and impressionistic
• Information on supplies such as brushes, palette knives, texture tools, and more
• Ways to create pleasing compositions using a variety of mediums
Dive into this incredible world of color and allow your creativity to flow!
Kellee Wynne Conrad studied art and art history at Monterey Peninsula College and University of Maryland, then worked in the design industry making trade products for national companies while teaching art classes. Her accomplishments include winning Signature Membership with the International Society of Acrylic Painters and doing an eight-month residency at Jordan Faye Contemporary in Baltimore in 2015. She began curating art shows and exhibits, spending a year with the Maryland Federation of Art as their off-site exhibits coordinator. She has created original exhibits for West Annapolis Artworks for more than four years. Her experience in bringing in new artists to the gallery and running programs led her to the creation of her True Colors Art Program, an online, yearlong course that uses color as a foundation for learning mixed-media art techniques and features top guest artist instructors. Kellee lives near Baltimore, Maryland.
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