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Continuing Education at PAFA

Color in Painting (Online)

with Al Gury


Sundays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

An in-depth approach to understanding and mixing color for oil painting from the Chair of PAFA’s Painting Department and noted author of Color for Painters: A Guide to Traditions and Practice. Explore history, palettes, mixing and application for still life, portrait, interior spaces and landscape through a series of studio paintings.  Includes videos, lectures and assignments with regular instructor feedback, and weekly Zoom meetings.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will gain an understanding of the history and evolution of color in painting
  • Students will gain an understanding of theoretical and critical approaches to color
  • Students will gain an understanding of the practical applications of color mixing, gradations, temperature and palettes
  • Students will learn color application through studio projects using the major aesthetics of color
  • Students will learn to understand the use of color in a variety of masterworks

NOTE: This is a Condensed Course, available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525

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Materials List

CE Policy Guide Summer 2022

Zoom Technical Requirements

  • Session 1: May 29 - Jul 3rd, 2022
    Sun for 6 weeks from 4:30 - 5:30 pm

    Will run


    Only 20 hours left to register and 5 seats left!

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