Understanding color


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Understanding color

Besides indicating details brushwork, you can also indicate depth and visual importance with color by controlling its temperature and saturation. Atmospheric or aerial perspective is a painting technique in which three-dimensional depth is portrayed by reducing color saturation and tinting retreating colors towards blue. This mimics the effects of the atmosphere on distance. We can additionally use this optical queue to place greater importance on subject matter in a painting.

In this video, we'll take a look at how to use this technique. So here's where we are. This is the work I did since we last talked and I wanted to show you that within each of our cloning groups, there is a Hue or Saturation adjustment layer and I'm going to take advantage of that now, because I want to start to play around with this saturation of these images to provide more focus on the subject matter, which is really the cars in the foreground here.

That's the most important element. We will be addin...

Understanding color
Video duration: 4m 10s 4h 0m Intermediate

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Understanding color provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Street Scene

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Design
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Photoshop
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