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Colour Mixing Magic with Meshell Melvin

This program is an introduction into the basics of colour theory, and the colour wheel. Using the primary colours and white, a pallet knife and pallet, the students will mix colour to make their own small colour wheel, and then make a painting using the colours they have mixed.

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Time Required:

2-3 hours ( + 30 minutes to 1 hour prep time depending on class size)

Material Required:

If materials are not on hand, artist can supply

Material Cost:

Materials can be supplied at cost

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Special Notes:

This program can be the first in a series of painting classes, or can stand alone.

Meshell Melvin

From her beginnings in southern Ontario to the Yukon home she chose, Meshell Melvin has a professional practice that spans 30 years, and has exhibited widely. Her work hangs in public and private collections, and has been featured in print, radio, television and film. Her images reflect an interest and curiosity in the world around her; the people, the homes they live in, and the surrounding landscape. She has a passion and commitment to art education that parallels her devotion to her practice and makes her a lively and stimulating instructor. An artist in the schools for almost 20 years, she is versatile in a number of mediums and her tickle trunk is full of projects.

Contact: 867-393-4696


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