Working with Color- A Beginner's Guide to the Color Wheel | Kimmie Gehling | Skillshare

Working with Color- A Beginner's Guide to the Color Wheel

Kimmie Gehling, Painter & Illustrator

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6 Videos (28m)
    • Intro & What You Will Learn

    • Materials & Tips

    • Color Wheel Activity

    • Tint, Shade, Complementary Colors

    • Hot Air Balloon Project

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

Have you ever tried to learn how to paint but didn't understand how to produce those beautiful, vivid colors from the colors straight out of the tube? No worries, friend. With this workshop I can get you there. Follow along for steps on how to make an easy color wheel, get a refresh on basic vocab, and learn information on important color interaction to help boost your paintings from drab to fab!





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Kimmie Gehling

Painter & Illustrator

Hi there! My name is Kimmie Gehling and I am a North Carolina-based artist working on all things nature. I am the founder of RunRunRabbitStudio on Etsy and while I paint landscapes and seascapes I have been better known for my candy-colored animal portraits. I like to try a bit of everything but work mostly with watercolor, acrylic and oil paint.

For color inspiration, works-in-progress, travel adventures and a glimpse of my wildly colorful family check out my Instagram

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