Color theory one: the basics
The fundamentals of color are important for any artist. This class is to understand how to use color theory with acrylic paint. We will learn about value, saturation and how to use the color wheel understanding the relationships and how color affects each other.
We will create swatches with different colors, explore warm and cool colors as well. We apply all this theory into practice with a simple series of five still-lives.
This is on Monday for four sessions. Feb. 12, 19, 26, & Mar 4 10am-Noon
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Color Theory II will be scheduled later.
Maria Sarmiento is a passionate, versatile, and highly motivated artist and educator with extensive experience teaching sculpture in Fine Arts and Art Foundations in design universities. A native of Colombia and resident of Atlanta Georgia.
Recognized as a passionate educator, lifelong advocate of continued learning and advancement, and prolific, creative artist. Maria’s past teaching assignments include Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, The Art Institute of Atlanta, Metro Academic Studies, and Sarmiento Studio LLC.
Maria has served as a juror and curator for exhibitions and as panelist for various universities and art centers. She is an engaging speaker and presenter, adept at presenting work in a poised and confident manner. She enjoys the synergy of working as a team. She is motivated by challenging goals, and balance diplomatic and direct approaches when expectations aren’t met. Think the best way to achieve challenging goals is to be mutually supportive and helpful.
Maria received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Universidad de Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogota, Colombia. She is a member of the International Sculpture Center (ISC) and leadership appointments include Board of Directors and Chair of the Recognition Committee and social media for Mid-South Sculpture Alliance (MSA) since 2015.