Paint, Combine and Choose Color with Confidence
Table of Contents inside the Color Guide
Important Words and Definitions to Know (learn about tints, shades, tone, hue, etc.)
Warm and Cool Colors and Split Primaries (use two shades of each primary color)
Making Good Use of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Colors (make bright colors)
Semi-Neutrals / Wands of the Comprehensive Color Wheel (make subdued colors)
Neutrals / Center of the Comprehensive Color Wheel (make grays, bieges, near-blacks)
Commonly Used Color Schemes (learn how to select beautiful color combinations)
Simultaneous Contrast (two colors simultaneously affecting each other show unique contrasts)
Practice Your Color Knowledge (fill in cartoon drawings as you practice color combinations)
Luminosity, Luster, and Iridescence (learn properties of and how to paint natural lighting)
Use: Paint, pastels, markers, colored pencils, computer software and more!
Create: Exciting color combina-
tions for your paintings, crafts, wardrobe, home and the many creative endeavors you enjoy.
Beginners: Play with color to
learn color basics.
As you refer to the color
guide and color wheels:
Learn the essentials of color
theory. Create the colors you
want to make. Develop simple, striking color combinations.
Make color glow, shine and shimmer!
Beyond: Expand your aware-
ness of color and light.
Easy Steps to Great Color has changed my life! After absorbing Julie's very easy teachings in her book and on her color wheels, I can now put colors together with good results. Thank you, Julie - Phyllis