Color Wheel Basics: Working with Paints and Colored Pencils
Beginner | 26 min 37 sec
Learn how to mix and manage colors in this artistic primer course. Illustrator Molly Hatch explains how the color wheel works, showing how to mix secondary and tertiary colors using primary colors, and how to mix tints and shades. Finally, she demonstrates how to create a personalized palette for your artwork with a fun coloring book page exercise (PDF included with class).
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Set of watercolor or gouache paints
  • Palette for mixing
  • Paintbrushes
  • Colored pencils
  • Paper towel
  • Water
  • PDF printouts
Learn how to:
  • Understand the color wheel
  • Mix secondary and tertiary colors with paints and colored pencils
  • Use white and black paint to create tints and hues
  • Create a customized color palette
What you'll get:
  • Instruction on how to how to mix secondary and tertiary colors using primary colors, and how to mix tints and shades creating your own personalized palette
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and PDF coloring pages
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from designer Molly Hatch
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Cynthia Simmons
Good basic techniques. Convencing narrative from a working artist.
January 14
Mirta Buckley
Thank you. Very informative. Clear teaching! Again thank you.
December 28, 2022
CB Allen
Good basics, teacher is appealing and natural. Like how she showed different backgrounds
More than 3 months ago