Color Mixing & The Art of Tone Value & Scheme

Energize your artwork with color mixing techniques covering everything from the principle of simultaneous contrast, how to mix paint colors and color palette ideas to using the right color value and tone, working with complementary colors and developing the perfect color scheme.

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Three-Step Watercolor Value Study

Andy Evansen shares how to use value studies to remove the guesswork—and white outlines—from your watercolor painting process, as featured in the October 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist. Take the challenge and create your own for a chance to win a prize!

Creating Mandalas for Personal Insights

The act of making mandala art is not only relaxing, it has the wonderful side effect of self-discovery. I had the joy of working on Cassia Cogger‘s band new book Creating Personal Mandalas and I finally got around to trying out two exercises in the book that have intrigued me. Another...

Master the Basics with a Color Mixing Lesson from Mark Menendez

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been painting for years, the ability to work confidently with color is one of the most essential skills an artist can possess. This color mixing lesson from Mark Menendez is a perfect introduction for beginners and a great review for more advanced painters! Remember...

Acrylic Painting Color Essentials with Chris Cozen Floral Painting

Acrylic Color Essentials from Chris Cozen

If you are just getting started with acrylic painting, there are some color essentials you’ll want to know to be successful. Acrylic artist and GOLDEN Paints workshop instructor, Chris Cozen, shares the most important things you’ll want to know about acrylic color in her new ArtistsNetwork.tv art workshop video, Exploring Acrylic: 10 Color Essentials. ...