Interior Design: Colour Theory Course

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Learn colour theory for your home with our interior design courses in Sydney.

This hands-on workshop is an insight into the explosive world of colour and how it affects your personality and your surroundings.

You’ll learn how to use colour confidently in your home. Whether you’re joining this course to work on your colour skills, or to make some design changes, you’ll take valuable skills that will last you a lifetime.

It takes only a little courage to go ‘beyond the beige’ to a more vibrant and spirited palette, one which reflects your true self and your individual lifestyle.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Learn how to use a colour wheel and understand the emotional and psychological impact of colour in your surroundings
  • Learn how to choose colours that make you FEEL good
  • Put together your colour journal or storyboard. Where do you begin?
  • Learn how lighting, orientation and aspect affect colour
  • Create mini-palettes which express a room’s use, decorative style and size
  • See how important pattern and texture is to colour and how it informs a particular decorating style
  • Mix colour to create a tint, tone and shade
  • Delve into the fascinating history and cultural significance of colour
  • Learn how to incorporate colour trends to develop a timeless colour scheme for your home
  • Learn the importance of including the colour of metal finishes into your scheme, especially in kitchens and bathrooms
  • Learn the decorative capacity of blending colour, pattern and texture into a kitchen and bathroom scheme
  • Most of all……you’ll have fun and come away feeling inspired, upbeat and ready to tackle your next decorating project!

Come prepared

Please bring to class:

  • An A4 notebook, unlined paper
  • Coloured pencils and a black pen
  • Interior magazines
  • Pictures of your favourite decorating products (eg. Pinterest boards or printed images)
  • iPad, laptop or smartphone (not essential)


Interior Design: Colour Theory Course

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$99 Limited inc GST / $79.20 / $89.10

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Course testimonials:

  • said: This is my 3rd workshop/course at Sydney Community College, the amount of knowledge and preparation Rose-marie puts into her workshop is excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed the workshop.

  • said: The course was fun, interesting, and practical. Rose-Marie is a great teacher. I have loved all her courses and will be back for more! Many thanks Carol Davis

  • said: Really interesting - needed more time

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