Foundations Series | Introduction to Color

Teacher with student outside

With John Clayton. Monday and Tuesday, August 1-2, 9am-12pm. Members: $140, Non-Members: $150.

In this Foundations workshop, color and light painter John Clayton will cover color theory including the color wheel, complements, split complements, warm and cool colors, and the organizing of color shapes.

There will be a lesson on values and other types of color examples of color schemes such as analogous color and triadic color scheme. Students will make color charts and create some examples by applying it to life through the landscape.


John Clayton’s formal art training was with the Art Students League and the National Academy in New York. During the summers he was greatly influenced and studied painting at the Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown. Along with numerous juried shows John is currently exhibiting his art at the Arthur Egeli Gallery. Clayton Shows at the Gingerbread Square Gallery in Key West. Clayton has been teaching painting for twenty years at PAAM, The Creative Art Center of  Chatham, The Falmouth Art Guild, and Castle Hill Truro Center for the Arts. for the past 5 years John has hosted Art in the Barn with PAAM at the Hawthorne Barn.