This course will introduce each student to the fundamentals of color adjustment. The course will utilize instructor led classroom discussion to help students understand the reason for color mismatches as well as preventative measures that can be taken to minimize the need for color adjustment. The course will cover the entire Sherwin-Williams color adjustment theory and will include visual tools to help students better understand and implement color adjustment procedures. Students will participant in a Theoretical Color Adjustment activity that will allow them to analyze over 20 colors and determine what adjustments are necessary. Pre-sprayed panels and sprayouts will be used during class to allow this course to be conducted in a classroom environment.


Lunch will be provided. Hours are 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. All class participants will receive Color Training Materials for use and future reference.



This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about color adjustment.


Duration - 1 Day


Date(s) Location Price Registration
05-Dec-2019 Reno, NV $100
TBD TBD $100
TBD TBD $100
TBD TBD $100
This training is approved through the I-CAR Industry Training alliance program and as such, qualifies each participant to apply for 6 I-CAR credit hours.
  • Why color Mismatches Occur
  • OEM Finishes
  • What is Color
  • Incremental Tinting
  • Light Sources & Their Effects on Color
  • Color Theory
  • Color Adjustment Procedures
  • PROSPECTOR® color reference system
  • FORMULAEXPRESS® online color formula retrieval system
  • Analysis of the Formula
  • Theoretical Color Adjustment Activity