Yesterday my color workshop met in Alcazar Garden. In the color workshop I usually start with chart making. The workshop is based on applying color theory to a limited pallette. After making a color wheel, charts of grays and color values it is a good idea to get out and apply theory in a plein air setting. Alcazar is a formal garden with fountains and hedges, the geometry involved can give rise to some interesting compositions. However for this class I was counting on flowers and lots of greenery to demonstrate color mixing. This is my demo. sketch. I mixed a few greens, but the idea was to use the warm and cool shadows in the pergola to illustrate the mixing and use of warm and cool versions of gray.
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