Using Complements to Create Depth and Control Saturation
Complements are opposite each other on the color wheel, the complement pairs are red and green, orange and blue, yellow and purple. The following example is another way to remember it by visualizing how the colors are made. Primary colors are yellow, red and blue. Let’s pretend that you can make all the colors in…
How to choose your perfect color palette - Emily Henderson
While there are no rules necessarily (at least none that I always adhere to), there are definitely some tricks, keys, and secrets to finding the color palette that you’ll live with the longest and that feels the most like you. Step 1: Start with one color you love the most, and the easiest way to… Read More
Colored Pencil Essentials
I use coloring books to practice and develop my art skills. So many people have asked me how I achieve certain effects, that I wrote this series of tutorials. Since I'll mostly be focusing on pencils, I thought you might need to know how to sharpen them. It's not as easy as grabbing a standard pencil sharpener. Pencils come in different sizes and hardness. Some techniques require a short point or long point and it takes a special sharpener to get the required point without eating up the…
Color Wheel Tri-Tone Sets Worksheets
Worksheets to help you build harmonious color palettes with any brand of gel pens, colored pencils or markers–including Polychromos and Prismacolors!
Color Theory For Artists - A Complete Beginner's Guide - Don Corgi
Color Theory For Artists, a Complete Beginner's Guide - Master the balance in your paintings with color, starting today!