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Color and Value Secrets for Successful Pastels with Colleen Howe DVD

By Colleen Howe

Format: DVD

SKU# W5842

In this workshop, Colleen shows how making good choices at the beginning of the painting process will lead to great paintings! Follow along with exercises on how to make a powerful composition. Learn about typical landscape values and practice a variety of value combinations to explore which arrangements make maximum impact. Find out what will wow your viewers as you create several color studies. Then develop these value and color studies into a stunning finished landscape painting, step by step.

SKU W5842
Author/Speaker/Editor Colleen Howe
File/Trim Size 116 minutes
Format DVD
ISBN 13 9781440318399
Runtime 74 minutes

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Thoughtful approach= Successful paintings Review by Betsy Kimbrough

I found this video to be very helpful to me as a pastel artist. I have resisted making thumbnail sketches in the past two years of painting with pastels. After learning and seeing Colleen's technique of sketching, planning color and thinking through the foundation of a painting before working it has revolutionized my approach. I have come to enjoy sketching and planning and have found it to lead to successful plein aire paintings. I have a stack of unsuccessful plein air work in my closet and now I have more successes than failures. I fully credit Colleen's approach for my new results and I am enjoying painting even more.

(Posted on 11/16/2011)

translate to color from value Review by Colleen Howe

Hi Everyone!I realize how hard it is sometimes to see what value a color is. In this video, I teach you how to simplify a scene into values, then how to find the appropriate color to fit into that value. This way, you keep the strong value structure going in your painting. Enjoy! and I hope you learn many things that will help your paintings become stronger and more vibrant. Sincerely, Colleen Howe

(Posted on 8/17/2011)

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