A beginners guide to colour mixing for abstract painting

Doris Charest, Contemporary Fine Art Specialist and Instructor

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13 Lessons (1h 6m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:58
    • 2. A brief colour history lesson

      4:46
    • 3. Primary colours

      7:56
    • 4. Secondary colours

      9:33
    • 5. Tertiary colours

      8:25
    • 6. Complementary colors

      3:39
    • 7. Monochromatic colours

      4:58
    • 8. Shades

      5:01
    • 9. Neutrals

      0:46
    • 10. Tints

      6:33
    • 11. Warm cool

      5:46
    • 12. Hue and Value

      3:07
    • 13. Conclusion

      2:44

About This Class

Learn the very basics of colour mixing in a way to create even better abstract paintings.  Strong basics lead to strong paintings.  

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Learn many  different ways to mix colour and how to identify primary colours, secondary colours and tertiary colours.  You will learn how to create these colours in an easy step by step manner that makes it easy for you to learn about colour.  Learn what a tint or a shade is and also the difference between high key colours and low key colours.  All along the way, you will get easy tips to make a better painting. Colour is essential in painting and if you use colour in the right way, you can create an impact that will attract many viewers.  Learn easy, simple tips that will help you make better colour choices. Most of all you will have fun creating works in colour.