Resources For Artists: Colour Scheme ToolsColour Scheme ToolsResources For Artists: Colour Scheme Tools by phoenixleo
So I have been thinking of doing a few articles apart from feature articles to link some useful resources for artists and this is the first one of these. While this is a mini one, it's helped me a lot on several occassions.
Sometimes it gets confusing to decide which colours to choose. "'Should I go with a turquoise and a gold for the face? What about the room? I was going for a chic cool modern palette which is minimalistic!" Surely, a lot of us have gone through those decisive moments. Below are some colour scheme tools that would help you with your colour scheme choices. Click the titles or the links in asterisk to go to the following sites.
A big resource community for colour palettes*, user named
Keep meaning to update this bit but never get around to it. Very much a hobbyist, the fun for me is in making the drawings rather than the satisfaction of producing something beautiful that I enjoy looking at. In fact looking at my pictures tends to cause me some discomfort and I'm self-critical to a pathological degree. Getting better every day though.|
I'm a bit fickle when it comes to settling down and sticking to a medium. Current flavour of the month is charcoal, but that could all change soon. So far we've dabbled with pencils, digital painting, acrylic and pen & ink - oh, and a month or two playing with 3D rendering.
It's all about faces and figures for me, I don't have a landscapey or still-lifey bone in my body. STILL not managed to get to a life drawing class, but I will. One day.