How to use warm and cool colors in a painting


Recently, I enjoyed working on a simple composition of circles, focusing on mixing warm and cool colors.


Here is the first lot I did.

Color Circles Small 4 X 4 inch canvas painting

Color circles, small 4 X 4 inch canvas painting


 Color circles


This is just a start. I hope to build on this series in future.

Thank you Karin Wells for this great article describing how the old masters used warm and cool colors in their portrait paintings.


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