Drawing With Color 2.6

Middle values. When values are in the middle range – not too much of a distance visually between very light and very dark hues. We’re back to using colored pencils choosing a monochromatic blue with additions of cool gray. First we’ll play around with a value scale going from dark to light, while still maintaining a someone “middle” range, then we’ll sketch in a blue bottle.


Some notes,


Using this kind of palette promises a rendering that is soft and somewhat soothing in it’s display. No harsh additions of contrasting colors or values. Some of my student’s work:



We included a sea shell in the composition, but kept the color palette the same for the shell, although it was pinker in color.


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