Colour manipulation: module 1

What is the Colour Course?

Colour shapes the way we see the world. We all have our own personal and emotional responses to color.
Colour means different things to different people. What are you colour preferences and how can you interpret the preferences of others?
This module covers colour theory, colour harmony and the psychology of colour – all essential elements to help identify you or your client’s colour preferences.

Colour manipulation: module 1

What will I learn?

With practical exercises you will learn:

  • How colours interact and affect each other;
  • How colour deceives and how you can manipulate colour effectively;
  • How colour is created in paint and print;
  • You will discover how to detect and make changes in hue, tints and tones;
  • You will experience first-hand what happens when pigments are mixed, and discover, for example, how to subdue colour;

By the end of this module, you will be able to create colour combinations for your own or others' environments.

Colour manipulation: module 1

Who is it for?

The workshop is ideal for interior, fashion & graphic designers, architects, painters & suppliers, makeupartists. Basically, anyone in the industry or studying to be.
Also, if you are doing a new home build, renovation or redecorating, this course will be perfect for you.

Colour manipulation: module 1

Why Debbie Abercrombie

Originally a fashion designer and lecturer on interior design at the Wellington Polytechnic, Debbie Abercrombie is now one of New Zealand’s foremost, interior designers for residential, commercial and marine spaces.

Some call her a “colour whiz” and in 2018, Debbie Abercrombie has been presented with Resene Lifetime Achievement Award at the Resene Total Colour Awards

Colour manipulation: module 1

The details:

Please contact Debbie if you want to book a group workshop or to be in the waiting list for the next one.

Colour manipulation: module 1

Hear from Alumni

Both my husband and I found Debbie very easy to deal with. She listened to what we wanted, and nothing was too much trouble. I liked how she was able to come up with the whole package – everybody who comes around loves the result.


Sue McAleese

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