P = A x T
Performance is equal to your Attitude times your Talent
P = A x T x K
Performance is equal to your Attitude times your Talent times your Knowledge
P = A x T x K
Your PAY is equal to your Attitude times your Talent times your Knowledge
Well, the troops have completed their first class (of nine) as this is the last day of this Color Theory class. The first half of this class was time spent on a number of color mixing exercises, the second half was devoted to matching the color samples that I produced for them. I was very pleased with the outcome of this class and their abilities to use the language of the artist. When a color match was not going well, they would speak the language to each other and with me to problem solve. Excellent.
Education in action.
Using only eight colors were used to match those colors. All of the unused stains were to be put into a quart container we will call the “sludge bucket”. Normally this material is destined to be hazordous waste and is paid to be hauled away. Not here………
For their last board to color match, unknown to them, I used the stain from the “sludge” container. For their grade they had to match the color and also provide the formula they used. A number of “A” grades were earned.
With that completed, the next hurdle was to find a chair in the shop and match the color of the splat back.
Another student, Casey, matched his splat back rather quickly, so I instructed him to repeat the color match. But he had to use the stain in the sludge bucket as the main base to begin his color match. In other words, use the “waste” stain to begin and end the color match. He applied the “waste” stain on his plywood, modified it with his color kit, sealed the plywood, and then modified the “waist” stain for a glazing technique. All of this was performed in less than 30 minutes.
Good job troops. Tomorrow we continue on with your color knowledge performing Spot Repair on damaged wood.