3 Session Intro to Color: Trestle Workshops


3 Session Intro to Color: Trestle Workshops


Session 1: January 17, 24, 31
Session 2: June 6, 13, 20

Course Description: 
In this three-class workshop (a total of 9 hours), students will create class exercises in class that will become homework. Using acrylic paint, students will learn how to create exact matches in hue, intensity, values, complimentary colors, and opposite values and intensities.

 Materials to Bring:

  • $15 paid directly to the instructor, to cover cost of paint, brushes, and painting surfaces
  • 10” x 10” square of textile or paper pattern of colors you like
  • If you have your own favorite acrylic paint brush, bring it in
  • Roll of paper towels or painting rag

Instructor Bio:

Melissa Staiger is a Brooklyn, New York City based artist and curator. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from Maryland Institute, College of Art and a Master of Fine Art from Pratt Institute. 

Her work has been in group shows at ABC No Rio, Arts@Renaissance, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Heliopolis Project, The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, The Painting Center, Sideshow Gallery, Trestle Projects, Ventana 244, and the Wilmer Jennings Gallery. Staiger teaches Abstract Painting, Intro to Color Theory, Intro to Printmaking and Open Studio at Trestle Gallery.  She was nominated and attended the Robert Rauschenberg Artist Residency in Captiva, Florida.  Currently, she is the Curator-in-Residence at Trestle Projects located in Brooklyn, New York for 2016.

Find out more details and her curatorial projects at www.melissastaiger.com

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168 7th Street, between 2nd/3rd Avenues
3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Buzz 35 to enter the building 

F, G, R to 4th Avenue/9th Street

Email: trestle@brooklynartspace.org
Call: 718-858-9069 

Cancellation Policy: 
Trestle is not able to provide refunds. Trestle requires at minimum three days written notice to reschedule a class. Please email trestle@brooklynartspace.org if you need to reschedule a class. Full refunds are provided only when Trestle cancels the class. For multi-session classes, students do not get refunded for any session they cannot attend and pro-rating is not available. In the event of a weather related scheduling change, instructors will offer a make-up opportunity.