Painting: Complementary Colours

March 02, 2024



Understanding complementary colours is useful for creating intensity of colour in your paintings. Key concepts taught include: using complementary colours to creating dynamic contrasts and how to “grey down” colours that are unnatural or too strong. Some painting experience recommended.

Special Instructions

This online workshop will be held via Zoom. Students will receive a link one week ahead of the start of the workshop.

Registration Details

Visit the Vancouver Island School of Art website to register online, or phone 250-380-3500.

Suppy List

- paint: a range of colours in acrylic, oil, gouache or watercolour including any blue, orange, red, green, yellow, purple.

- two small surfaces (stretched canvas, canvas paper, or gessoed panel)

- brushes

- palette

- palette knife

- water or odorless mineral spirits (depending on paint choice)

March 02, 2024
10:00 am - 1:00 pm