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It is a very simple principle that can also be applied to other pictorial techniques and that will immediately confer to your paintings more depth.
I learnt it only with time and it takes time to master it but accept it it like a special present for you!
Have you ever noticed that, at the end of a painting, even if all the colors were selected accurately, the result was too saturated or vivid? Or the gamma of your painting lacked of color harmony and cohesion? This can be due to the whiteness of the paper or canvas you have worked on.
Let me explain it better.
Have you ever noticed how the color of the objects change under the sunset light? Or when they are directly illuminated by the full sun? Or when they are seen under the light of an incandescent bulb?
The color of the objects change if the light that illuminates them changes.
If you want to harmonize the colors of your painting, let them be lit by a uniform light. How? Just by changing the background color of the painting.
In this example the colors used in two images are the same but the first has a white background while the second has a uniform yellow-orange background applied to it before coloring the picture.
Can you see the difference? At what time of the day are the two jesters playing?
But this is just a starting point! You should try to paint on colored papers or paint the canvas with a uniform color before applying the colors you have chosen for your painting.
The possibilities are endless! It is your duty to try different colors and see how they influence the mood of your paintings. Good work!
A few suggestions for a nice starting set:
Different acrylic painting techniques can be utilized on different surfaces..
A new installement of the painting techniqes series!
With "ten painting tips for novice artists" I wanted to focus on you who are approaching the art of painting for the first time.