A Color Mixing Workshop with Kate Wood

This hands-on color mixing workshop explores oil paint color combinations and how to use color theory to make natural looking paintings. This class will discuss and use color coding and chemical coding of oil paints. Expert instruction explains how paint chemistry works and which pigments to avoid to ensure the lasting beauty of your oil paintings.

The workshop is offered in two sessions. The morning session covers color coding, color mixing and color theory. The afternoon covers advanced color mixing, value scales and paint chemistry.

Saturday, December 6,  9:30-12:30 and 1:00-4:00

Cost is $35 for one session or $60 for the full day workshop.

Sign-up at Alizarin Crimson Studio (772) 287-7030 or with Kate Wood (772) 287-0835.


Kate Wood teaching color mixing.

Kate Wood teaching color mixing.

Supplies to Bring:

Freezer Paper, Masking Tape. Palette Knife, Paper Towels, Notebook/Pen/Sharpie

Recommended Colors to Bring:

No student brands, like Winton or “hue” pigments. You can substitute with paint colors that you use more commonly.

  • Titanium White
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Cadmium Red Light or Grumbacher (Napthol) Red
  • Thalo Rose or Alizarin Crimson
  • Sap Green
  • Thalo Green
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Thalo Blue
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Burnt Umber


Alchemy Fine Art Restorers in Stuart, FL, provides a full range of world-class art conservation and restoration. With over a decade of conservation experience and over two decades as a working artist, owner Kate Wood is a highly skilled technician. She expertly treats paintings on canvas, as well as conserving paper, pottery, leather, porcelain, woven fabric, and wooden objects. Kate is the only conservator on the Treasure Coast with the advanced painting, sculpting, and workshop skills to restore such a range. She cares about your precious objects and takes pride in returning them to their full measure of beauty.