Join MFA faculty, Marshall Jones as he guides you through understanding the fundamentals of phases of light and the importance of dynamic color mixing. Students will learn useful exercises to mix colors confidently and gain valuable conceptual tools to understand how colors interact to create vibrant, lifelike paintings.

  • Practical terminology for painters

  • A thorough understanding of the phases of light

  • How to lay out your palette efficiently

  • Understanding color triads

  • Practice color matching on objects

  • Strategies for color mixing

Great Value

Learn a lifelong skill for the price of a trip to the art supply store

Interview with President David Kratz and Marshall Jones

Course curriculum

    1. Free Preview of Matching Chromatic Colors

    2. Course Overview

    3. Interview with David Kratz and Marshall Jones

    4. Transcript of Interview with Bobby Peretti and Marshall Jones

    1. Terminology

    2. Palette Set up

    3. Phases of Light

    1. Matching Chromatic Colors

    1. Matching Desaturated Colors

    1. Strategic Premixing

    2. Painting with Chromatic Color - Part 1

    3. Painting with Chromatic Color - Part 2

    4. Outro

About this course

  • $79.99
  • 13 lessons
  • 3 hours of video content
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Beginner to Advanced

Meet Your Instructor

Marshall Jones

Adjunct Faculty Painting

Marshall Jones is a realist painter born in Atlanta Georgia, and presently working and living in New York City. Marshall is the recipient of numerous grants, travel funds, and scholarships, including the Elizabeth Greenshields Grant in 2008. He was also awarded the Phylis Mason Grant and The Jean Gates Grant. As a scholarship member of the Salmagundi Club, he has been twice awarded the Richard Pionk award at the annual members show. In 2010 he was awarded the Fanatasy Fountain Fund Travel Scholarship which enabled him to study at the Paris American Academy. He was also a ESKFF artist in residence at MANA contemporary in Jersey City. Marshall teaches figure drawing and painting at the Art Students League of New York, The New York Academy of Art, the Salmagundi Club, and National Arts Club. His work has shown in Denise Bibro Gallery, Lodge Gallery, Dacia Gallery, Abend Gallery, and Mark Miller Gallery. Marshall is also the co-founder and host of the Art Grind Podcast.