Certifications, Classes, & Workshops

Certified Architectural Color Consultant (CACC) 

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 will be amazed at what we have to teach you! Earn the appellation CACC (Certified Architectural Color Consultant) with successful completion of this course.

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Certified Architectural Color Designer (CACD) 

Postponed due to Covid 19

Bored with the same old color specs? Drowning in a sea of gray walls? If you're a color consultant, interior designer or stager, up your game with this Certification Class. Do you know there are three things in color design more important than just reading undertones? So you know how to present your color design to a client? Learn these and the steps to successful and creative color design then, let your creativity shine!

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Color for Homeowners (CFH) 

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.

Class begins July 26 2021 $49

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Certified Color Specialist (CACS) 

Do your clients ever delay their job because they need color help? Do you end up sending them to other color professionals? Stop throwing money away! Become a Certified Color Specialist and never again walk away from this income. Gain the edge on your competition, create a steady workflow, and watch the jobs roll in!

Who is this course for? Painters, Paint company personnel, design showrooms, and home stagers.

Class begins July 28 2021 $475

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The Business of Color 

The Business of Color is a series of individual workshops to enhance your color knowledge. Topics such as Setting Fees for Maximum Profit, Maximizing Client Confidence and Marketing Your Color Skills, are just a few things you'll learn in this series. Take just one or take them all!.

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"As a student of Teresa's Smart Design Architectural Color Consultant course I was very impressed with her knowledge, articulate instruction and overall professionalism. I recommend her highly!"

"I was a recent student of Teresa's Color IQ training and found Teresa to have an incredible knowledge of color. It was most helpful for me to learn the aspects of choosing color for residential application from her. I recommend the class."


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