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2-Day Workshop: Simple Color Mixes for Effective Paintings!

  • Daniel Smith 4150 1st Avenue South Seattle, WA, 98134 United States (map)

BEGINNER+: If you want to be creative with color and develop short cuts for creating rich mixes while painting, this is the class for you. Angela will show students her shortcuts to creating neutrals that work well with saturated colors, working without black on your palette and how to make a limited palette work for you.


August 26 & 27th, 2017; 10am-4:30pm


Daniel Smith, 4150 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 


Call Daniel Smith at (206) 223-9599

COST: $225




  • No easel is required, but it’s easier to paint on an incline than flat. Sometimes the table can skew your perspective, resulting in a skewed drawing. Daniel Smith does have some table props for students if necessary,


  • Titanium White
  • Titan Buff
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Quinacridone Crimson (or Quinacridone Magenta or Alizarin Crimson Permanent)
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Burnt Umber.
  • Optional colors: Dioxazine Purple, Cadmium Red Medium
  • BONUS: Angela will have free tubes of M.Graham acrylic paint for students to keep of colors not on this list.


  • Paper palettes work well and are easy to clean up for acrylics, but anything you can mix paint on will work.


Note that different manufacturers’ sizing varies, just to confuse us! I prefer the Connoisseur brand, or the Robert Simmons Titanium brushes because they are a nice synthetic brush that are not soft like watercolor brushes, but have a little stiffness to them.

  • Small filbert (size 2 or 4)
  • Larger filbert (size 8 or 10)
  • Round Liner brush (size 2 or 4) for details and signing


  • photo reference (though Angela will have some for students to use in class as well)
  • water bucket
  • paper towel
  • clothes you can paint in
  • notepad and pencil to take notes if you like
  • palette knife
Later Event: September 16
Show/Sale: Edmonds Art Studio Tour