Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Do I have time for another class?

Well I did it, I said I wasn't going to, but I did anyway.

I signed up for Joanne Sharpe's new on line class.  This one is called Color Love.  I have already finished her other two, Letter Love and Artful Alphabets.  I just couldn't resist this one, I mean really, it's about Color and I love Color!

I may not manage to get all the lessons done, 25 of them for $35.00.  They are posted, Monday, Wednesday, & Friday for 5 weeks, but they will be up and available forever, so if summer gets busy I will just save them for a rainy or quiet day or when I need a little art fix.

The first lesson was all about getting familiar with your stash of coloring supplies.  I made color swatches of my paints, pens and inks.  I also did charts that I can hang on the wall in front of my work space.  That gives me a great visual aid to go to when I'm looking for just the right color to add to my art.

A bonus from this lesson is my crafting area got organized and I found paints that I had forgotten I had, pulled them out, tried them again and now have some "new again" favorites. One of them is Spanish Orange!  That is a color from Prismacolor and I have Spanish Orange in a watercolor pencil and a pencil crayon.  It is such a vibrant yellow and I know it will go great in many of my new pieces, but honestly, before I did the color swatch I never used it.

I look forward to many more "Ah ha" moments during these classes, they have all been great fun and I have no doubts in my mind that this one will be just as wonderful.


  1. It was so good to meet you at Bazart.I find it hard to meet like minded people sometimes.Hope you sold lots of your wonderful art.Please keep in touch. g.a.s.

  2. I am really enjoying this class too! I do love your tutorials and photos here!