About the DVDs + CDs
$95 per set
Learn the keys to having real control of color in your paintings! No more guessing!
A combination of demos, lecture and exercises will bridge the gap between color theory and practical application to inspire confidence in your color choices! Each volume contains two hours of instruction, examples and demos.
What will you learn about color?
How do I choose exciting color in pastel?
Why is value so important?
Why is it so hard to see intensity?
How do I create color harmony?
What is color masking?
How do I create mood with color?
What is color constancy?
How can I learn to see value?
What defines color?
How do can I use the Munsell color system?
Why should I use a limited palette?
What is compressing values?
How can I create real vibrancy in my paintings?
Powerful exercises to master color.
And much, much more!
No More Mud!
100 Landscape Reference Photos
Set 1 & 2
How to Make Great Paintings From Them
How To Use Photos
Includes 100 photos taken from all over the counrtry...water, trees, skies and more. This reference pack is designed to give you inspiration and guidance on how to create great paintings from photo reference. Included is an illustrated guide on how to create dynamic compositions by visualizing, cropping, simplifying and distilling any photo.
$95 per set
Break Away From The Details
Marla will take you on a journey from a simple warm up exercise to some of the nuances of color theory, all with a sense of play and joy of painting! This fun, fast paced workshop is loaded with information and encouragement to nudge you onto the path that you want to go as a painter.
Volume I includes a warm-up, making and using a value scale, how to simplify and distill your subject, Carlson's Theory of Angles, and an exercise on how to apply value to your subject. A bonus demo is also included!
Volume II includes an demo and exercise, concentrating on a simple landscape, an introduction to color theory and an exercise applying color to orchestrate and invent color in your work. An extra demo is included as well as a tip on cleaning your pastels!