Join Simon Walker for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying colors to complement skin tones, part of The Art of Color Correction: Artistic Color Grading on the Timeline.
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Different artists use a variety of different methods to replicate, or …enhance, or compliment skin tones in their paintings. …And, I'd like to investigate a number of different ways that some artists have …done this. So, on the timeline, I'm using the skin …tone sequence. I've got the actors in the original shot …and I've applied an effect to an adjustment there on a series of clips. …So, what I want to show you is the before and after, and these are based on the …paintings of three artists. So, have a look at the PDF reference file 4.…
Angres and his self-portrait, also Gauguin and the Three Tahitians painting. …And the artist Bonnard and his painting, Grandmother and Child. …And in the first painting by Angres, in his self portrait, he has a very …greeny-blue background, which contrasts very nicely with the slight oranginess of …his skin tone. And does this effect seem familiar? …Well, yes. It's the orange and teal effect that …we're used to seeing in TV and movies over and over again.…
- What is a grade?
- Starting with contrast and color
- Observing Michelangelo's approach to high and low contrast
- Accentuating highlights in the style of Fra Angelico
- Working with Leonardo da Vinci's limited palettes
- Using chiaroscuro to increase tension
- Changing the mood of a scene with light and shade
- Applying colors to complement skin tones