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3 simple approaches to create a beautiful sample board

0.5 CPD points

In collaboration with:

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.

What you will learn

The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to anticipate the changes that occur when colours are seen under different lighting conditions and different placements relative to one another. This will prevent costly mistakes during the colour design process.

After completing the course you will be able to:

-Understand why colour change occurs

-Understand how colour perception changes with direct and indirect light

-Anticipate changes that occur under direct and indirect light

-Understand how colour placement can affect the way we perceive colour

-Anticipate and prevent changes that occur with different colour placement


About the course

Course Duration

Online and self-paced /

11 lessons course completed in a maximum of 6 months


Online course content with live monthly coaching calls conducted in an interactive classroom-style 


One-off payment of $99

  • What you will get

    Monthly coaching calls

    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 be recorded inside our exclusive Facebook community 'The Circle'.

    Lifetime access to a community of like-minded professionals

    During the 6 month period you will have access to our closed Facebook community 'The Circle' where you can get support from your pears 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!


    Download and customise all the forms and templates used during the program with your own logo and business details.


    Download our RGB colour wheel, Value Finder wheel and RYB colour wheel for FREE.

    Course Curriculum

    This course has four lessons with a duration of 3 to 7 minutes each. You only need to commit a maximum of half an hour of your time to successfully complete the course and get your certificate of completion.

    • LESSON 1

    • What you need to consider before 

    • LESSON 2

    • Colour perception and direct light -

      The effect of different compass orientation

    • LESSON 3

    • How direct sunlight compromises colour perception

    • LESSON 4

    • Colour perception and indirect light

    • LESSON 5

    • Metamerism and light filters

    • LESSON 6

    • Placement and colour change: ground and carried colours 

    • LESSON 7

    • Placement and colour change: estate of equilibrium

    • LESSON 8

    • Simultaneous contrast

    • LESSON 9

    • Complementary contrast

    • LESSON 10

    • Ground subtraction

    • LESSON 11

    • Case-studies


    "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

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • What is the refund policy?

    • We don't offer refunds for this course.

    • When do I get a certificate of completion?

    • A certificate will be issued within 24h after completing all lessons in the course.

    • Is there any assessments?

    • This course doesn't have assessments.

    • 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 requirements?

    • There are no course requirements for this course.

    • What if I decide to do the other course in bundle 1?

    • If you decide to do the other course in the bundle we will offer you the discount and we will extend the access to the coaching calls for an extra 6 months (12 months in total). 

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