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Tag: Color Mixing & The Art of Tone Value & Scheme
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As pastelists, most of us are encouraged to arrange our pastel sticks with some sort of purpose similar to our wet media comrades. Many segregate by color family, others by value, and some (myself included) utilize a system similar to the chromatic palette, placing colors to represent the color wheel in a value range from light to dark. I make one addition: a section devoted to neutrals (colors that are less intense in appearance). Until recently, this would take considerable effort to achieve. But now, there is available a new set of pastels that is organized in a traditional manner—by hue, value and intensity.
Working from life, artist Tom Root focuses on the abstract arrangements of forms, yet evokes presence and personality. In this excerpt from The Artist’s Magazine, he shares a step-by-step demonstration titled “Fleshtones and No Predrawing.”
You may know The Artist’s Magazine for our instructional articles and the beautiful works that we feature in each issue. But did you know that we offer gifts for artists as well? Here’s a list of my favorite gift items.