Course curriculum

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    Welcome to Gorgeous Gradients Deep-Dive!

    • Welcome to Gorgeous Gradients Deep-Dive!

    • Course Calendar - Gorgeous Gradients Deep-Dive

    • Course Syllabus

    • Course Downloads

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    Webinars

    • Webinars

    • Webinar Livestream

    • Quick and Dirty Webinar Recordings

    • 7 November 21 - Sunday Lecture #1

    • 10 November 21 - Wednesday Q&A #1

    • 14 November 21 - Sunday Lecture #2

    • 17 November 21 - Wednesday Q&A #2

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    Week One

    • Welcome to Week One!

    • Understanding how we perceive patterns

    • What makes your draft pattern show

    • Exercise: Making draft patterns show (with solid warps and wefts)

    • What makes your gradient pattern show

    • How color patterns interact with draft patterns in handweaving

    • Combining complex color patterns without getting chaos

    • Designing with gradients and complex drafts

    • Composing larger pieces with gradients and complex drafts

    • Exercise: Composing with single gradients

  • 4

    Student Gallery

    • Please add your work to the gallery!

    • Add your work to the gallery

    • View the gallery

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    Week Two

    • Welcome to Week Two of the Deep Dive!

    • Value contrast in more complex drafts

    • Exercise: Value contrast between warp and weft

    • Color mixing in complex drafts: an overview

    • Blending drafts

    • Blending drafts and color gradients

    • Exercise: Color Gradients in Blending Drafts

    • Separating drafts

    • Separating drafts and color gradients

    • Exercise: Designing with Separating Drafts

    • Creating two-sided gradients

    • The Colorista Challenges

    • COLORISTA CHALLENGE! Scarf/table runner draft (4 shafts)

    • COLORISTA CHALLENGE! Optical illusion Rectangular Draft (8 shafts)

    • COLORISTA CHALLENGE! Double the Fun Square Draft

    • Wrapping up the Deep-Dive!