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Color Tutorial by StarshipSorceress Color Tutorial by StarshipSorceress
My attempt at briefly going over the basics of color and how I apply that to my art. Ive been wanting to make this for a while, considering color is what I get asked about most.

Ahfsduihfisd, I TRIED making an analogy about how I pick colors, but I cant tell if I made it easier to understand that way or even more confusing. Fwahhh.

If you have any questions, dont hesitate to ask me!

Note: I dont claim this to be the only way to color. People obviously have many different and awesome ways of coloring. This is just how I do it XD

Anndd another note: This isnt to say there arent grays/blacks/whites in real life or that they dont have their uses. Hence why I said most cases. Though most things that look grey/white/black have more than just those colors in them, and/or are in reality made up of very desaturated colors.

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BoxxMannDA Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you I've learned so much
glad to hear it (:
BoxxMannDA Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No prblem
Thanks!! I really needed this! My colours were starting to look super bland and I couldnt figure out why :D
JessHawke Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow!!! :D Awesome work!
JessHawke Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome :)
great tutorial! it really helps me with the color theory, the complementary, analogous, saturation, hue... and all that things that i never learned x.x

a little question: how do you select a more saturated color in photoshop? how do you change the hue of a color in photoshop? i mean, i get the theory but i still don't know how to find those colors...

p.d.:did you handwrite all of this? it just loved the letter xD 
In photoshop, the more saturated colors are in the top right area of the color picker.  And to change the hue you move the arrows on that rainbow bar thing up and down until you get to the area of color you want. Is that what you were asking?

Yes I did handwrite it haha, I'm glad you like it because I was hoping it wasnt too messy XD
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