Foundation Colour


24 hours


Face to face


City Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


Discover the basic concepts of colour through mixing and adjusting colours and applying the principles to an interior design scheme. Over 10 weeks, complete a range of painting exercises and projects investigating colour and how it can be used to creatively enhance your design vision.

Course content

  • The Grey Scale – Paper
  • The Achromatic Grey Scale – Gouache Paint
  • Warm/Cool Colour Wheel – Gouache Paint
  • Tints/Pastels/Shades/Tones
  • Major Colour Groups
  • The Colour of Others
  • Balance and Proportion
  • Warm and Cool – Advance and Recede Mandala
  • Valerie’s Victorian Arches
  • Timetable

    There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us at to express your interest

    How to enrol

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    No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

    Materials supplied

    Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

    Materials to bring

    Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking.

    Suited to

    This course would be suitable to anyone who has an interest and passion for colour. It is also suitable for people who work in the field of colour, including interior designers, fashion designers, make up designers and graphic designers.

    Additional notes

    Course Presenter: Ambuja has worked in the design industry for over 20 years and is currently working for an architect who specialises in education and high end residential properties.She has worked with textile companies and had 3 years designing rugs. During this time she also studied Textile design at RMIT. She studied in London and has worked for designers in London and Paris, Sydney and Melbourne


    On completion of the course you will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of colour. You will learn how to mix colours and how colours can be used to manipulate the feel and proportions of a space. You will also learn how to combine colours to create a space that is perfect for you.

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