Introduction to Colour

Colour surrounds us and yet it is complex. How much do we really understand about where colour comes from and how we see it?  The language we use to describe colour is fairly basic and that is a problem if you work in an industry where you need to communicate colour effectively.

Ideal for both individuals and companies, Introduction to Colour will provide you with the basic concepts of colour. If you deal with colour as part of your job then this new short course will build your skills and confidence and enhance your communication and decision-making skills.

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Introducing SDC’s unique Colour Education Pathway

As an educational charity the SDC offers courses and qualifications in the coloration of textiles. We’re also a global membership organisation and a centre for networking and community engagement. We work with people from technical and design backgrounds, addressing the skill gaps and training needs of young people and those already working in the textile industry. In this blog we take a look at some of the courses available.

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A History of Pigments Review

by Adam Pursell, Honorary Secretary, SDC North of England Region.

‘A History of Pigments – Cave painting to Modern Day’ was the title of this recent event organised by SDC’s North of England Region.

The evening started with a hot buffet, once again spoken very highly of by all in attendance! Conversation flowed and was enjoyed by all, a mix of attendees from all aspects of industry and academia, even a couple of officers of the Midlands region!

Dr Christine Holdstock was introduced by Dr Muriel Rigout, Honorary Chair of the North of England Region. Christine started the evening by showing the group a ‘hand-crocheted-space-dyed’ cardigan.

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