Ana Saiao, Trainer
With over 20 years of experience teaching and developing educational content, Ana finally found her calling by helping other creatives build and expand their skills and expertise in the colour design industry.
The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge, processes and tools you need to select harmonious exterior colour schemes for residential projects using a very simple and effective hands-on approach. Along with the step-by-step tutorials, you will also have access to a recorded consultation with a client video that will show you Ana's effective and proven methodology for exterior colour consultations.
After completing the course you will be able to:
-Engage with your client on the initial phone conversation knowing exactly what to ask and what to say
-Conduct the initial brief with your client in order to assess hue and tonal key preferences
-Assess colour instability with light and colour placement
-Write a professional specification report
-Nurture your client in order to get great reviews, repeat business and/or referrals
Online and self-paced /
12 lesson course completed in a maximum span of 6 months
Online course content with live monthly coaching calls conducted in an interactive classroom-style
One-off payment of $249
You will have assess to live interactive classroom-style monthly coaching calls during a 6 month period to answer all your questions regarding the course. The coaching calls will also be recorded inside our exclusive Facebook community 'The Circle'.
During the 6 month period you will have access to our closed Facebook community 'The Circle' where you can get support from your peers and your trainer. After completion of the course you can then join our community of graduate students in 'ColourTalks'. The support you have from us will be for life!
We will offer you guidelines to help you establish tonal keys, select hues and colour distribution.
Download our Value Finder wheel for FREE as well as the templates used during the course (that you can customise with your logo and business details).
This course has 12 video lessons which are recorded and lasts a maximum of 13 minutes. You need to commit at least 1.5 hours of your time to successfully complete the course and get your certificate of completion.
The phone conversation
Day 1 - The brief with the client
Tasks to finish before Day 2
Day 2 - Colour selection, payment and next steps
Tasks to finish after Day 2
Guidelines for establishing tonal keys
Guidelines for selecting hue(s)
Guidelines for colour distribution
Process: How to search for a house using Google Maps
Process: How to paint A3 size brushouts
How to write the specification report
"Ana is such an inspiring and nurturing teacher and the curriculum is aligned with exactly what is needed to successfully enter the colour consulting industry or even start your own business."
Miriam Ragen - Mim Ragen Colour Consultancy
"I have not seen any other course offering like it. There is so much hands on learning, giving students the most valuable skills and knowledge for colour consulting, styling and business to be at the top of their game."
Kim Passmore - The Coastal Home
What is the refund policy?
We don't offer refunds for this course.
Are there any assessments?
No. This course doesn't have assessments.
When do I get a certificate of completion?
A certificate will be issued within 48h after completing all lessons in the course.
Who is this course for?
This course is for any professional who is looking to up-skill their knowledge in colour design.
Do I have access to the slides of each lesson?
Yes. We provide a handout (pdf) for the course that has all the slides for all the lessons. We advise our students to print out the document before they start the course so they can take notes.
What sort of questions can I ask on the coaching calls?
You can clarify any topic discussed in the course as well as ask questions that come up on your day-to-day work life that also relate to the topic. We also welcome any relevant case-studies!
We ask our students to send us all their questions by email at least 24 hours before the coaching call.
What if I miss a coaching call?
It is okay if you miss any coaching call. The coaching calls will be recorded inside our exclusive Facebook community 'The Circle' so you can listen to the discussion anytime.
Do I have access to the coaching calls after the 6 month period?
You have free access to the coaching calls for a 6 month period. Once the course is completed you can continue the coaching calls by paying a monthly subscription fee of $4.99. You will be able to cancel your subscription any time.
Do I have access to the lessons after the 6 months period?
You only have free access to the learning platform for the maximum duration of the course (6 months).
What are the course prerequisites?
Is advisable that you understand the basic concepts of colour harmony (including tonal keys and colour families) and colour instability with light and colour placement before starting this course. You should also be able to know how to use a grey scale tool and a colour wheel.
If you don't meet those prerequisites we recommend the courses in bundle 1: Colour Essentials
What if I decide to do the other course(s) in bundle 2, 3, 4 or 5 after completing this course?
If you decide to do the other course(s) in bundle 2, 3, 4 or 5 we will offer you the bundle discount (20%) and we will extend your access to the coaching calls for an extra 6 months (Bundle 2), 12 months (Bundles 3 and 4) or 18 months (Bundle 5).