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Color for Every Practice 1
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Are you interested in deepening your understanding of color or looking to learn the basics and how to apply it to your own creative practice? This introductory workshop is a great place to start!



  • Tuesdays, October 11th, 18th and 25th, 6-8pm



If you are mixing or selecting colors to use in your art practice, you need to take this hands-on workshop. Color for Every Practice 1 will kick-start your use of color to communicate expressively and create moods, for personalization and branding. Furthermore, this workshop introduces color as a subject and a concept. It starts with fundamentals and quickly moves on to learning recipes and combinations which will support your artistic goals.



• Your smartphone with internet access

• Pencil and eraser

• Acrylic paints (Primary Magenta, Cyan, Primary Yellow, Bone Black, and Titanium White can be purchased together in a packet)

• Recommended: Lukas Cryl

• At least two ¾” Synthetic brushes (1 - Flat Square brush and 1 - Size #8 (Pointed round-end brush)

• Paint palette for color mixing. (Can be plastic, wax paper, or aluminum foil)

• Canvas to paint on which is available in pads or rolls. At least 10 sheets, 12”x12” or larger.

• Strathmore 500 Series Mixed Media Paper pad

• Personal photos of your choice (you should have taken them)



  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Matte board
  • Access to a copy machine
  • Water containers



• Edith Anderson Feisner & Ron Reed, Color Studies (3rd edition), 978-1609015312

• Josef Albers, Interaction of Color, 978-0300179354

• David Hornung, Color: A Workshop Approach, 978-0073023052

• Pail Zelanski & Mary Pat Fisher, Color (6th edition), 978-0205635603

• David Hornung; Color: a Workshop for Artists and Designers (2012), ISBN 9781780673097, is available as an e-book with unlimited user access. You can view it here:



Minoo Emami is an Iranian multi-disciplinary artist with over 30 years dedicated to art practice, teaching, and exhibition. A self-thought painter when she moved to the U.S. She earned a BFA from Tufts University in May 2019. Minoo received her MFA degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in May 2021. Her work has been written about and exhibited in solo and group shows nationally and internationally. Her work has been collected privately and within the permanent collection of the Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island, USA and at Lettre International in Berlin, Germany.



Waitlist: Is the workshop sold out? if you'd like to be added to a wait list, contact us at and we will contact you if a spot opens or if this workshop is offered again.

Scholarships & Discounts: AS220 Industries offers needs-based scholarships as well as discounted spots for BIPoC, Emerging Members, and Industries Monthly Members. We believe that everyone deserves access to arts education, and focus on centering marginalized communities and those who have had barriers accessing these resources. If you'd like to apply for a scholarship or use a discount, find more details HERE.

Location: The AS220 Industries is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street Providence, Rhode Island on the 1st floor. The entrance is located at the back of the building on Lucie Way; use the entrance under the AS220 Printshop sign, head upstairs and follow the signs. Ring the bell if the doors aren't open (though they should be). 

Parking: There is a 2-hour metered on-street parking available, and parking is free on Sundays. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign.

Important Workshop Policies. Please be as respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn and be as on time as possible. If you arrive more than half an hour late, we will not be able to teach you. Please plan ahead, it always takes time to find on-street parking. 

Refund Policy: To cancel your reservation must email at least two weeks in advance, or risk losing your payment.

Cancellation of workshops. If the minimum number is not met in workshop enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel the workshop. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of workshop payment and first choice to enroll in future workshops. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible, thank you for your understanding.

QUESTIONS:  Contact Industries Staff at or by phone at (401) 831-9327 x152