Elevate Your Quilts with Dynamic Colors

Go on the ultimate color adventure with color expert and master quilter Joen Wolfrom. In this interactive three-part lecture, you’ll discover how playing with color values can add dimension to your quilts and craft projects. With Joen, you’ll thoroughly examine color basics, color values, and color plans. From adding depth to making a focal point pop, you’ll discover how mastering these color scales opens up creative possibilities.

The first part of the lecture explores the color scales of pure color, tints, tones, and shades. Joen will demonstrate the practical applications of color tools by showcasing various artists' works. She demonstrates how to use color scales and how they can have an impact. Whether it is creating dimension or a focus point, you’ll learn how color scales can add various effects. In the second part of the lecture, Joen discusses color value. Learn how to recognize high, medium, and low-value colors, how to position different values near each other, and how drama can be created in your quilts and art. You’ll discover how playing with color values can define the design. The third part of the lecture dives into color plans and what they are. Joen uses her 3-in-1 Ultimate Color Tool to help explain the color plans and has numerous quilt examples of how the color plans look in finished pieces. 

To finish off the lecture, Joen shares four key questions to ask yourself when starting a new quilt that will help you achieve your desired results. 

What you will learn

  • Learn how to use color scales to create dimension and focal points

  • Recognize the value of colors and how to pair them with other values for drama or subtlety

  • Discover how to use your phone as an asset to find color values

  • Explore using different color tools to create color plans for your next project

  • Includes access to course videos, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.

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Explore a kaleidoscope of colors, tints, tones, and shades, and discover the secrets to putting them to work in your quilts.