Color Theory & Color Mixing w/Larine Chung

Saturday-Sunday | 4/27-4/28 | 9:30 AM-4:30 P.M.


Larine Chung was born in Shanghai, China and raised in Hong Kong. She was trained as a classical pianist since her childhood, but decided to pursue art in college. After she completed her BFA in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, she continued to refine her craft studying under renounced painter and writer, Juliette Aristides, with a four-year Classical art training. With her traditional art training background, she is interested in creating works that is relevant to now and would evoke an intellectual and emotional response in people. Chung’s work has received recognition nationally and internationally. She was the recipient of the Waterway fellowship organized by Studio Escalier, France, Robert DeZordo scholarship and Gregory Robinson Scholarship. Her works shown locally with Fountainhead Gallery and Seattle Art Museum gallery, her works also being written in the Stranger (02-2007), American Art Collector (10- 2009) and Classical Painting Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio practice by Aristides. Chung was the visiting artist at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2015. She has been interviewed by King FM, Seattle Chinese Time and King 5 evening magazine. She is also featured in the Spanish artists directory Leonardo 2016 and 2017 by Galeria Artelibre.
9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
All Levels Welcome!
Gage Capitol Hill
  • 9×12″ Canson canvas paper pads (these are for making color charts only)
  • Bring what you have and chances are that you have enough for this workshop. If you are beginning, buy professional-grade only – Daniel Smith, Gamblin, Sennelier, Utrecht, Winsor & Newton, Rembrandt and Holbein are all suitable.
    • Titanium white
    • Yellow ochre
    • Burnt sienna
    • Ultramarine blue
    • Cadmium yellow medium
    • Lemon yellow
    • Cadmium red medium
    • Alizarin Crimson
    • Cadmium Orange
    • Cobalt blue
    • Prussian blue
    • Sap green
    • Viridian
    • Permanent green light
  • Palette knife for mixing (blade should be at lease one inch and bendable at the mid section
  • Bring the brushes you have and chances are that they are enough. If you have no brushes, then get a couple small synthetic brushes in the size below: #4, #8 filberts
  • Gamsol (school provide this, no need to buy your own)
  • Paper towels (Viva or the auto one that’s blue)
  • Small plastic garbage bag
  • Palette cup for gamsol
  • Disposable palette pad, wood or glass palette
Working with the Munsell color system, we will learn color mixing techniques and understand specific colors in terms of three-dimensions, hue, value, and chroma. The workshop will focus on a series of mixing exercises designed to help students gain a better understanding of how to achieve the colors they desire. Studying with Larine Chung, students will review the historic palettes used by different master painters, both for inspiration and reference.