Color Buffer Theory in a Box!

$299.95 -33%

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Color Demystified.
Presenting the most accurate color matching system for airbrush artists on the planet

Tired of guessing about color? Confused about all the different color theories out there? Want perfect skin tones? The solution is easier than you think.

When a color absolutely has to be a true match, photorealist painters know how to effortlessly hit the exact color every time. Learn how it's done.

The long-awaited online solution to color problems has arrived. Presenting the FULL course on color matching, color theory, and error-correcting for airbrush artists. Get this information before you start your next painting.

This is the same content Dru teaches in his workshops, and used by his students all over the world, only we've condensed it into under an hour with no filler. Just pure content that you can start using immediately. Classroom in a Box home study courses are recorded using HD video and narrated by Dru Blair himself as he walks you through each color concept. It's the next best thing to being there!

Here is everything you need to know about color!

Don't ever be confused or intimidated by color again. This video will equip you with all the understanding that you need to match ANY color, and the best part is that this knowledge will stick with you forever. No matter your current skill level, you can achieve perfect color and become a better artist. We guarantee it.

Join a workshop or purchase Classroom in a Box home study course to prove to yourself that you are ready to take your art to the next level!

Match Skin tones like this!

It's just like being in the classroom with Dru teaching! You see the project as a first-person viewer. The camera is positioned in front of the instructor, not over the shoulder, so you will see the project develop as Dru's eyes would see it.

Content not found anywhere else in the world

Discover the methods Dru uses to evaluate and accurately match colors in his paintings, including the only 3 colors you need to match skin tones.

Topics covered include

  • Color Matching
  • Color Correction
  • Correcting Mistakes
  • Opaque vs Transparent
  • Color Algebra 
  • Blue Shift (NEW)


Included in this kit:

  • 2 - 5 x 7-inch double-sided sheets of Blair Airbrush Paper
  • 3 - color test sheets
  • 1- large Blair Color Wheel
  • 6 - 1 oz bottles of Createx Illustration Colors™
  • 1 - 5 value color wheel set
  • 3 - 1 oz mixing bottles
  • 3- isolation windows
  • 3 - target swatches
  • Exclusive access to online instructional content
  • Nicely packaged to keep supplies organized - also GREAT for gift giving!

Recommended skill level - Beginner and higher. If you are new to airbrushing we also recommend the Classroom in a Box - Eye kit.
Paint included in this kit: Sepia, Burnt Umber, Red-Violet, White, Scarlet, Yellow, Cobalt Blue.

Lite version without paint Only available here
Video-Only version  available here



1 Your eyes deceive you

2 Real-world Illusions

3 Simultaneous Contrast

4 Color Constancy

5 Optical Blending

6. Chromatic Adaptation

7. Identifying Color

8. Local Color

9. Absolute Color

10. Relative Color

11.The color wheel

12. Hue angles

13 Color Saturation

14. Black in darker values

15. components of color

16. Values

17 The most important aspect of color

18, Warm and cool colors

19. Relative warm and cool

20 Color behavior in the color wheel

21. mixing 2 colors

22. Mixing 3 colors

22. Limited palette

23. CMYK vs RGB

24. The color of the world

25 Choosing which colors to mix

26 Determining which colors you need

27 Using the color wheel

28 Locating complements

29 Mixing complements

30 Don't start from gray

31 Color wheel maps vs names

32. ideal vs actual color wheel

33. Matching color in theory

34 isolation window

35 Using simultaneous contrast as an ally

36 Buffered opaque paint vs Transparent paint 

37 Color Algebra

38 Blue Shift (NEW)

With even more chapters to be added throughout 2020!


Video Access (granted at checkout) Includes access to 55 minutes of intense instructional HD quality video!

This is a full workshop lesson from beginning to end - Just like being in the classroom with Dru teaching! You see the project as a first-person viewer. The camera is positioned in front of the instructor, not over the shoulder, so you will see the project develop as Dru's eyes would see it.

1-Purchase one or more Classroom in a Box kits

2-Create an account at checkout if you don't already have one with our store. You will be prompted to supply your email and create a password unless you have previously created an account for that email address.

3-Check your email for a link to view your Classroom in a Box video(s). It will have a subject of: Blair School of Realism: Classroom in a Box -Video link, and will arrive from: Blair School of Art

4-Click on the link that is emailed to you. You will be directed when to enter your password. You will then be able to view your video online (requires internet access).

Usage rights are included with the Classroom in a box, so purchasers can paint this image again and again, royalty-free.

What is your product refund policy?

We offer a refund (less a 15% restocking fee) if the product is returned in perfect unused condition within 30 days. The refund may be in the form of a check sent by mail.

For Classroom in a box kits, the refund policy is the same, unless the video associated with the kit has been accessed. In that situation, a 40% fee will be deducted from the refund.

For packages delayed due to Covid we require a grace period of 90 days after the refund request is made before a refund is issued.

Usage rights of kit materials and videos themselves are non-transferable, and distribution of the kits, videos, and/or their content to the public is prohibited without written consent.


More chapters added to the video in January 2020!

A link to view your complimentary video will be sent as an extension of our Color Theory in a Box kits - Check your email for one arriving from: Blair School of Art It will have a subject of: Blair School of Realism: Classroom in a Box - Video link.

Videos are for private use only and may not be shared, played for an audience, or used to conduct classes without written authorization. Violation may result in forfeiture of viewing rights to all Classroom in a Box videos.

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