Welcome to ColorIQ!

My happy place of color, creativity and career ln sunny San Diego. 

my light-filled studio is home to our architectural color certification classes, CACC, CACD and, CACS plus a special place for us color aficionados to gather, connect and learn!

Whether you're looking at starting a career in color consulting or looking for inspiration or assistance with color in your home, I hope you will find it here. 

Can't get to San Diego right now? Our courses are available online to complete at your own pace and with personal instruction.

I'm always available by phone, text or email to chat.

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Certification and Personal Enrichment.

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Certified Architectural Color Consultant (CACC)

This course may be started at any time and completed within your own timeline)

If you've ever dreamed of a career in color, we can help you get to your goal with the ColorIQ Program. Learn online with a dedicated teacher or join a Live class in our San Diego Studio. Our program teaches everything you need about the Science of Color, the Color Consultation Process and the Business of Color. Through color projects, lectures, video and group discussion, you will learn more about architectural color than any other course available. You will become proficient in color specification, but more importantly, you will learn how to design with color! Even if you thought you knew everything about color, you would be amazed at what we have to teach you!

Class Fee $1375 includes all class materials including a full-color workbook, proprietary tools, Custom USB with business forms and much more!

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Certified Architectural Color Designer (CACD)

This class is available only in a live session and will return as soon as we are safely allowed
with Master Color Expert, Teresa Tullio

Bored with the same old color specs? Drowning in a sea of gray walls? Up your game with this NEW Certification Class in Designing With Color. This course is advanced training for Interior Designers, Color Consultants, Home Stagers, Architects, or others in who are experienced with working with architectural color. Do you know there are three things in color design more important than reading undertones?  Learn the steps to successful color design for creative photo worthy projects. Then, let your creativity shine!

Class fee $1375

 All materials are included in this course

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Certified Architectural Color Specialist (CACS)

Next Class begins 7/26/2021

This online course is designed for painters, paint companies, showroom personnel, home stagers and others that will benefit from a basic course in architectural color without the color design elements.

CACS focuses on correct color specification, correct color placement and architectural color theory. 

Elevate your color game by offering color services to your current skills. Increase your value and your bottom line with this knowledge.

Successful completion of this course earns the appellation CACS (Certified Architectural Color Specialist)

Class fee $475 this is a 4-week online course with personal instruction included. All materials available online.

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Color for Homeowners (CFH) 

Next Class begins 7/26/2021

This online class is for anyone who struggles with choosing color!  (We feel you) If you're starting a home decor project, you can avoid, stress, wasted money and embarrassing mistakes with this fast-paced course by learning the skills and techniques of professional color consultants, Create a beautiful, personal, and harmonious color scheme that you will love for many years to come.

Language of color

Professional steps to color selection

Correct color placement 

Color Design tips and tricks

What paint to specify and why

Communication with your painter to get the job done correctly

Class fee $49.95

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Holly Cambern, CACC

Color Buzz Design, LLC

I am obsessed with color. For over 20 years, I helped friends and family to choose colors for the exterior and interiors of their homes. A few years ago I decided to get serious and become a Certified Architectural Color Consultant (CACC) I researched and researched and I decided on the ColorIQ program with Teresa Tullio. It was the best choice decision of my life!  ColorIQ is SO much more than your average color training course - you get Teresa Tullio as part of the package. I not only learned how to specify color but I learned how to design with color. With the knowledge I learned from the courses and with Teresa as my mentor, I learned that there is so much more than just specifying color. Did you know up to 80% of your color consultation is the placement of color? Do you know how to successfully run a color business?  I now love color more than ever and I am now a successful and sought after Architectural Color Consultant. so much that I had to hire help. As my second career, I am now doing something that I absolutely love!

Danielle Jodts, CACC

Color it Current

"I chose ColorIQ's online CACC course after extensive research and now, after becoming certified, I am confident this is the industry-leading educational platform for success as a color consultant. In addition to well-organized printed and online curriculum, Teresa invested in my growth by offering 1:1 weekly Zoom sessions to ensure new material was fully understood.   Having come to the program without previous color consulting experience, I established a solid foundation for color placement, conducting a consultation and starting a small business.  I also gained a mentor who continues to support my progress well past the completion of the course, inclusive of the initial investment."

 

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