Understanding how colors correspond with one another (aka color theory) has been THE biggest transformation for me and how I paint. Knowing what colors to mix up and what to paint and when to create harmony has built so much confidence and allowed me to progress with art much faster than before.
And I know it can help you, too.
It even helped me enjoy painting more! So let’s dive in…
This video is a segment from my Complete Watercolor Guide for Beginners. For the full video and all the chapters, check out this playlist.
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00:00 – The all-important topic: color theory.
02:12 – A very important lesson from my piano teacher.
03:05 – What to learn from the color wheel.
05:38 – Color relationships and why this matters.
09:41 – Let’s talk one of my fave palette combos: analogous colors.
12:17 – Warm colors and cool colors.
14:40 – Get your brushes out as we talk VALUE scales!
18:06 – Practicing and chatting HUE scales.
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