Color Workshop: The Basics for Artists and Illustrators

Gabrielle DeCesaris, Portrait Artist- ArtworkbyGabrielle.com

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8 Videos (33m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:11
    • 2. Class Overview

      2:08
    • 3. The Properties of Color

      5:29
    • 4. The Power of Color

      4:19
    • 5. Color Schemes

      6:06
    • 6. Color and Mood

      7:04
    • 7. Color in Compositions

      5:27
    • 8. Let's make some art!

      1:43

About This Class

Learn how to bring your art and illustrations to life with the power of color! In this class, Gabrielle breaks down color into it's most basic properties, making this complex element of design immediately easier to tackle!

Learn color tricks, all about color schemes, and how to create your own inspiring color palettes. Gabrielle will also explain how colors relate to emotions and moods, and how these ideas can be used in story telling. Lastly, Gabrielle will share practical tips, as well as tried and true principles that will help you effectively use color to enhance the beauty of your compositions.

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Wonderful class! The presenter is extremely well spoken - no mumbling and no "ums". The material was well organized and prepared. I learned so much - I am so happy with this class. And all of the extras, like colour palettes and templates - thank you very much; I'll be looking for any other classes you have.
Great explanations and demonstrations. Thanks ;-)
lovely! I am very inspired now and know how to start picking colors, thank you!
Kim W.

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Gabrielle DeCesaris

Portrait Artist- ArtworkbyGabrielle.com

Gabrielle is an exciting artist who is gaining attention in the art world.

Her love for exploring different materials has made her proficient in creating artworks using a variety of mediums, including charcoal, graphite, pastel, oil paints, markers, and digital media. Her distinctive style has garnered her numerous commissioned works as well.

Gabrielle has an Associates Degree in Visual Arts. In college and in her training with art professionals, she has taken a variety of art courses, including two and three dimensional design, color theory, portraiture, figure drawing, and painting.

Devoted to her craft, Gabrielle is always pushing her skills and learning new techniques by creating art every day. She is also currently a member of a life drawing group, where she practices painting with a live model and fellow artists. 

Driven by the amazing qualities of the human form and face, Gabrielle hopes to record the beauty of life in her art for others to enjoy.

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