Dr David Briggs (PhD [Geology], U Qld, 1989) is a painter and teacher of life drawing, anatomy, painting and colour for painters at the National Art School (NAS), the Julian Ashton Art School and the University of Technology, Sydney. His publications include a chapter in the Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour and his outreach websites The Dimensions of Colour and Colour Online. David is President, NSW Divisional Chair and Colour Education Officer of the Colour Society of Australia, and is a committee member of the International Colour Association (AIC)/ Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC) Colour Literacy Project, an international educational initiative to provide age-appropriate colour curricula and state-of-the-art resources for teachers across science, art and industry. David has been teaching practical classes and workshops on colour for painters for 20 years and also wrote and presented a lecture course at NAS on the history of colour theory and practice (2009-2011). In 2018 he gave an account of his approach to colour education as an invited speaker and workshop presenter at the ISCC/AIC Munsell Centennial Symposium in Boston. He is currently teaching an online Public Programs course on colour for painters at NAS.