[Video] Limited Palette Color Study

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This article is about color and how to use a limited palette to paint a portrait. The palette I used was primarily 2 colors: Phthalo Blue (cool) and Quinacridone Magenta (warm). Hansa Yellow is also used sparingly as an accent for the lights and highlights.

Painting Demonstration Part 1 (of 2)

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Life Drawing Exercise #3

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**This is a short preview of the full article. To read the full article, visit the new site: www.drawwithchris.com** Another round of life drawing exercises from the New Masters Academy youtube page. This reference set is life drawing session #32. For this set I wanted to focus on the head. Unfortunately most of the poses […]
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[video] Life Drawing Exercise #2: Charcoal Pencil on Newsprint

life drawing, charcoal pencil on newsprint by Chris Legaspi
These drawings were done while watching the Daily Life Drawing Session #17 from the New Masters Academy youtube page. The images were timed so it simulates a live life drawing session. The poses are 1 minute (x5), 2 minute (x5), 5 minute (x2) and a 10 minute. The medium I used are carbothello black pencil, smooth newsprint and […]
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[video]Life Drawing Exercise #1: Ballpoint Pen on Toned Paper

life drawing, pen on toned paper by Chris Legaspi
These drawings were done while watching the Daily Life Drawing Session #20 from the New Masters Academy youtube page. The images were timed so it simulates a live life drawing session. The poses are 1 minute (x5), 2 minute (x5), 5 minute (x2) and a 10 minute. The medium I used are ballpoint pen, Strathmore toned paper […]
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[VIDEO] James Gurney Fantasy in The Wild Review

fantasy in the wild review
Fantasy in the Wild is the latest video tutorial by Illustrator and author James Gurney. This article is a brief review, starting with the content, then the format, and finally the pros and cons of this new instructional video. Content Fantasy the Wild is video tutorial that is over 1 hour in length. The most surprising […]
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[Video] 5 Tips for a Better Skin Color Palette

5 tips for better skin color header by Chris Legaspi
Skin color is one of my favorite things to paint.  It’s also one of the most requested topics I’ve encountered. The burning question I hear over and over again from students, friends and artists is: “How can I make a good skin color palette?” Many artists and students struggle with skin color and rightfully so. Color is
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[VIDEO] Color Course Launch Update

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The NEW official launch date for the full version of The Laws of Color Vol. 1 will be Monday, Nov. 9th, 2015. My apologies for the delay, but I wanted to pack in even more content in the Photoshop edition. This is going to be a very special course and will be absolutely worth the […]
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NEW Color Course Pre-Launch Info

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Coming in November, my brand new color course will be available on Gumroad.  The Laws of Color Vol. 1 is an exciting new course dedicated to color. This course is designed to take the fear and mystery out of color so students can paint directly in color with confidence. If you’ve been struggling  with color or are […]
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