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VIDEO: Using Complementary Colors to Add Depth and Contrast

In today’s video clip, it’s interesting to see how Jean Pederson adds depth and contrast to her watercolor portrait by simply dropping in some complementary colors. After many more layers of paint, the final result is stunning. Take a look:

If you’re interested, you can get Jean’s full watercolor tutorial at Creative Catalyst.

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Drawing and painting negative spaces (i.e., not just the outline of an object, but the spaces between objects) is an important technique for artists to learn. In the following video, Craig Nelson demonstrates painting negative space using a long filbert brush, which he calls an "egbert" brush. Take a look: NOTE: Craig Nelson's . . read more

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