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.

The Irish grandparents from Tom, a story based on dePaola’s childhood.

Putting on a Show | Tomie dePaola

An old friend of Tomie’s, Will Hillenbrand, the author and illustrator of award-winning books like What a Treasure!, Traveling to Tondo, Spring Is Here, and Louie!, first met Tomie 27 years ago when Will and his wife, Jane, attended the opening reception for a show of dePaola’s work in Nashua, New Hampshire. The next...


Pouring Transparent Watercolor with Jean Grastorf

Jean Grastorf demonstrates her signature watercolor technique of pouring transparent colors directly onto the paper in this art lesson from ArtistsNetwork.TV. In Pouring Transparent Watercolor with Jean Grastorf, she forgoes a brush, masking areas she wants to keep white, then transparent watercolors directly onto the paper, allowing the watery colors to mingle on the...

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Rational Color Theory

What can an attendee expect to learn about Albert Munsell's color theory at Graydon Parrish's workshop at the the Greand Central Academy of Art? Artist and attendee Louise B. Hafesh describes her experience.