Color is everywhere and as an artist you had better get a good understanding of how to use it. From mixing paints to understanding how to model forms, mastering color IS essential for EVERY artist.
Here’s a simple introduction to color and how to use it in your artwork.
No color lessons would be complete without an understand of value. Here’s a good way to practice shading darker and lighter.
If you paint and you want to truly understand color you’re going to want to learn the Munsell color space. It makes predictable color mixing much easier letting your replicate amazing color results each and every time.
Because I get this question all the time it’s finally time to answer all questions about the color brown once and for all! What is brown? How do I make brown? What can I use brown for?
Want to avoid muddy colors in your artwork? Let’s figure out what causes our colors to become muddy in the first place so we can look at the problem from a new perspective.
A large amount of our drawing and painting materials are made from “earth colors” This being iron oxides and variants of naturally occurring pigments.