Although we do not use paint in this class, no study could be more relevant to the painter — or designer, photographer, quilter, student — than our study base on Josef Albers Interaction Of Color. Because color is not static and can not be understood in isolation, a technical approach based on the color wheel and mixing rules does not serve us. Instead, our approach is experiential. Through trial and error we accumulate experience observing and articulating the color we see when challenged with a series of problems and illusions. Can you make one color appear as two? Or two as one? Can you make color recede, advance, vibrate, or melt just by playing with proportion and juxtaposition? Can you make an opaque color appear transparent? In this six-hour workshop we develop a series of fully notated color sketches as possible answers to these questions. We then develop our sketches into final works suitable for framing. Workshop participants receive handouts, emailed resources, and a bibliography for further exploration. We cover core concepts behind color relatedness and each participant leaves with a more finely tuned eye and greater sense of wonder. All materials are provided except for an 8x10 inch (or larger) sketchbook of the participants choice, xacto knife, scissors, metal ruler, and small container of rubber cement.