Design for Artisans: Color and Texture

Design for Artisans

Explore the expressive potential of color and texture inherint in design. Through a series of exercises using paint and othe rmaterials, understand how visual and actual texture apply to patterning, rhythm, composition and visual organization. Examine how various techniques can assist subject matter, including the color dimensions of hue, value and intensity. We'll include a cultural and historical overview of color and texture methods in painting and crafts. All levels welcome.

You’ve been learning skills – how to join wood, finesse a seam, bind a book. Now increase the beauty and sophistication of your work through our series of Design for Artisans classes. What creates balance (or imbalance), pleasure, fascination, depth?

Course Number


Class Size


Age Range

17+, teens with instructor's permission

Skill Level

All Levels




Please bring to class:

A sketchbook or notepad for taking notes

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Instructor, Schedule, and Cost


Section 1F: 2 Sundays, 10am–3pm
Nov 15 & 22, 2015
$162 – OPEN
Instructors: Marilyn Mase Erica Licea-Kane