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6 Videos (17m)
    • Introduction

    • The Color Wheel

    • Color Schemes

    • Color Palette Process #1

    • Color Palette Process #2

    • Tips on Working with Color

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About This Class

In this installment of Art School Boot Camp, we’re diving into the deep world of Color. Color is often the most confusing and frustrating part of art making—but it doesn’t have to be that way!


In this mini-class, Christine will introduce the color wheel and quickly explain terms like hue, intensity, saturation,value,  tints, and tones. She’ll take you through the primary, secondary, and tertiary colors, and introduce the five basic color schemes. Then she’ll take you through two simple step-by-step processes of choosing and making a color palette using color harmony and inspiration.

If you’re looking to dive deeper into color, be sure to download the Project Guide PDF when you enroll! Included in this PDF is extra information on color relativity, harmony, brightness, tips on using value successfully in your colors, as well as some color inspiration from Christine's favorite artists!


By the end of the class, you’ll have a better idea of how color works, two simple processes to use when coloring future artwork, and your own brilliant color palette!

460 of 468 students recommendSee All

Really great overview that thoroughly explains the basic concepts of colour and showing clearly how to improve your colour concepts for your own artwork.
great quick colour theoryy lesson useful tips too, also liked the worksheets
This has some great techniques! I wish this worked as well with markers. It would be cool to see some color theory techniques designed for those of us using markers as our main tool.





Christine Nishiyama

Illustrator/Writer at Might Could Studios

Hallo! I'm Christine Nishiyama, artist + founder of Might Could Studios.

I make books and comics, and I draw a whoooole lot. I've taught over 40,000 aspiring and established artists, helping them explore their art, gain more confidence, and discover their unique artistic styles.

I've been drawing for over 20 years and have been drawing as my full-time career for over 5 years. My core belief is that art is good and we should all make more of it. Might Could is here to uplift and ...

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