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Ghools’ Painting Tips – Colour Theory: Using Tone & Contrast

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Colour Theory: Using Tone & Contrast

This video continues on from the previous two in the series. If you need to watch them, they can be found at the links below: Complimentary Colours – https://youtu.be/4qPwmiPo7h4 Analagous & Triadic Harmonies – https://youtu.be/r9g9wVi1vEg This video delves into some more science based colour mixing, and which colours to use in order to do-so. A

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Colour Theory: Analagous & Triadic Harmonies

Continuing from the last video in the series and building upon the concepts introduced in that one. If you have yet to see it, you can watch it here.  I have added more to the colour wheel I built in the first episode, but you can still watch this video without watching the complimentary colours

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Colour Theory – Complimentary Colours

This is a subject that painter’s just cannot seem to get enough of. The first in a series of videos in which I will be talking about the various terms, methods, and aspects of colour theory in regards to miniature painting. In this particular episode, I cover what complimentary colours are, how to use them,

A Beginner’s Guide to … Beginning – Colour Theory Part IV – Colours and Google Roulette

 A Beginner’s Guide to … Beginning – Colour Theory Part IV – Colours and Google Roulette Last Week, I talked about using seasons to create colour schemes.  Towards the end of the article I took some illustrative photos representative of winter and used some artistic websites to generate a palette from them. This week we’ll

A Beginner’s Guide to … Beginning – Colour Theory Part III – Seasons and Schemes

A Beginner’s Guide to … Beginning – Colour Theory Part III – Seasons and Schemes The other Day, I was – Shocked?  Honored?  Humbled?  Proud?  Amazed?  whatever – to read Simon Berman’s Privateer Insider, and find one of my minis pictured on the page.   Wow.  Once again thank you Simon. Simon Berman: One of the

A Beginner’s Guide to … Beginning – Colour Theory Part II – Contrast and Schemes

When last we left our heroes … In my last, insanely long article, we talked about colour mixing.  It also contained some important definitions I’ll be using in this article, so we’ll re-cap briefly We will be describing colours in terms of thier HSV values – that is… Hue refers to the base colour –

A Beginner’s Guide to … Beginning – Colour Theory – by someone who was never taught Art

I’m one of those science background types. The last art lesson I ever had was what high school foisted on me in year 7. I’ve never been taught Colour Theory – what I know of it is what I’ve learned for myself and what I’ve found by painful trial and error. I’m hoping this gives

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