Join Simon Walker for an in-depth discussion in this video Observing Picasso to study the effects of different colors on story, part of The Art of Color Correction: Artistic Color Grading on the Timeline.
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Different colors can completely change the story you are telling. …The artist Picasso, for example, had two clearly defined periods in his career. …The blue period and the rose period. Have a look at the art reference PDF. …And look at the paintings La Celistine and Girl and a Ball. …His series of blue paintings were effective in creating a somber mood with …most of the subject matter connected to sadness. …Whilst the rose period was the opposite, with paintings of groups of people …suggesting a soft friendly atmosphere. Using this color temperature technique we …can achieve similar story-telling through color.…
I'm using the Color and Story sequence in Premier Pro. …The footage we're using is specifically shot to show how you can dress a scene or …set it up. To make it easy to push the colors …towards a certain mood, while still keeping the skin tone within an …acceptable range. So, in this case the actors are wearing …black clothing and the sofa is deliberately gray. …I'm going to see if I can emulate with the sort of colors that Picasso was using …
- 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