By Nancy Reyner, Professional Fine Art Painter

Creative Color - for Fine Art Painters!

Language: English [CC: English]
All Levels

Course description

Inspiring new ways for painters to use color. Any Medium or Style will Benefit.

Learn special secrets to color success from professional fine art painter Nancy Reyner. Nancy demonstrates her easy system to create "color families", a great way to keep your painting engaging and expertly integrate color and composition. This course includes many concepts about color not offered by other instructors, such as how to make quick color decisions while you paint without the need for color wheels; optimal color palettes for painting; and ways to save money by knowing the best choices of paints to buy. Also included are ways to add the illusion of spatial depth using color pairs of opposites, and how to create perfectly smooth color blends and gradations. Painters of any level and style will benefit by increasing the variety and interest in your work, using these innovative color mixing and application techniques.

Course overview - 7

  • Chapter 1 - Creating an Enhanced Full Palette

  • Chapter 2 - Project Varying Reds

  • Chapter 3 – Color Variety in Painting

  • Chapter 4 – Vary Color Using Stripes

  • Chapter 5 – Favorite Colors & New Painting Ideas

  • Chapter 6 – Using Color to Frame & Finish Your Painting

  • Chapter 7 – Conclusion

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Meet your instructor

Nancy Reyner
Nancy ReynerProfessional Fine Art Painter
Nancy Reyner loves to paint and is equally passionate about assisting other artists. A professional artist and art instructor for over 30 years, Nancy received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Columbia University. She believes anyone can paint - and paint well! Nancy authored four top selling painting books with North Light Books, and appeared on television for HGTV’s “That’s Clever”. While she has extensive training as a Certified Working Artist for Golden Artist Colors, she has expertise in a variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. Nancy currently lives and paints in Santa Fe, NM.