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Rigorous Color Theory for Artists

Ability of effective color management in painting practice
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 47m
Language: English
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This is a foundation course on color management. ​This part covers: Munsell color system, the concepts of hue, chroma, value, and their quantitative presentation in the color space, the correct color wheel to use, how to measure a color sample and see its location on the color wheel, computer color system and how it is related to Munsell system. Students will learn how we understand and organize the colors in our day to day lives and how we can represent them in paintings.

You will learn

✓ A scientific way of color organizing so students can use color more effectively in painting.


• Some knowledge and experience in painting, intermediate to advance level.

This course is for

• Intermediate and advanced artist students looking to further develop their knowledge and skills in color management
Professional Painter and Art Educator
Qiang Huang (pronounced Chong Wong.) was born and raised in Beijing China and he now lives at Austin, Texas. His interest in art was developed when he was very young, and influenced strongly by his uncle, Hong-En Huang, a professional painter and art educator. He studied science and technology instead. He moved to America in 1985, obtained the Ph.D. in physics in 1993, and took a career in optical engineering. However, he has been active in local art communities. To further develop his artistic skills, he has attended classes and workshops. In the summer of 2012, Qiang has attended the graduate school of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Qiang’s paintings show remarkable accuracy and expressive brush strokes

Qiang is a Signature member of the Oil Painters of America. His paintings have been selected many time for the OPA National Juried Exhibitions. He has received: “Still Life Honorable Mention Award” on the 20th and 24th OPA National, “Still Life Award of Excellence” on the 22th OPA National, “Impressionist Honorable Mention Award” on the 23 OPA National. His painting has been shown at the Virtuosos of OPA Exhibition in 2015. He was the demo artist for the 25th OPA National and 2016 Plein Air Convention. These a couple of years, Qiang has participated plein air festivals. He has received: “Image” Award at 2017 Sedona Plein Air Festival Main Street Paint-Out Award at 2017 Sedona Plein Air Festival First Place of Quick Draw at 14th Plein Air Easton, 2018
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 47m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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