Develop your own sense of color with Katie Pasquini Masopust in this inspiring tutorial. While Katie teaches, she suggests practice exercises to apply what is being presented. Create a fabric color wheel while learning about the placement and interaction of color. Value is explained, along with classic color schemes. View multiple types of composition and study colors emerging from nature. Then, explore the true magic of color with examples of transparency. The interactive approach ensures that the content offered in this class will affect the way you see color in your projects and build confidence about your own color choices.
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- (3–4) 20" squares solid white or gray
- (100+) 2½" squares of many colors and values
- Inspirational color photograph (flower, fruit, animal, magazine advertisement, etc.)
- Sewline™ Fabric Glue Pen
- Rotary cutting ruler with 60° angle
- Camera (The camera on your phone will work fine.)
- Ironing Surface
- Electric Quilt® 8 quilt design software (EQ8)
If I have never taken an art class, will I be able to understand what Katie is teaching?If you have never taken an art class, you will especially want to take this class. We make color choices every day, and Katie is adept at explaining color in a way that everyone can understand. Completing the course and engaging in the exercises will truly expand your knowledge of color in a way that is practical and exciting.
What project will I make for this class?While this is not a project class per se, you are encouraged to use this class as a workshop in color theory. Kathie has filled this class with valuable exercises designed to build your skills in how to use color. This will be useful when choosing fabrics and colors for quilts, crafts, and decorating.
What if I have questions?We recommend that you watch the class in its entirety and become familiar with any downloadable materials. At that point, if something is unclear, go to the tab that allows you to ask a question and Katie will get back with you.
When can I start the class?We know you are excited to get started. After you have purchased the class, you can enjoy it anywhere and anytime you have the Internet. The class belongs to you, so watch it as many times as you like!