Using good colour harmonies.

Amazing work done by the LifeART School Monday night class. Tertia Bester has been selling everything that she has been making. Well done Tertia! Complementary Colours Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel are considered to be complementary colors (example: red and green). The high contrast of complementary colors creates a vibrant look especially wh...
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Color makes a design come alive.

It can attract attention, set a mood, and even influence our emotions and perceptions.But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start when choosing a color palette for your design project. According to color theory, harmonious color combinations use any two colors opposite each other on the color wheel, any three colors equally spaced around the color wheel forming a trian...
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Whats up in the Wednesday class…

  30 Colour Mixing Tips For Artists How to Mix Colours When Painting Here, we are concerned not with the theory of colour, but rather its practice: that is, how to combine pigments in order to obtain the required hues, or tints/shades of a particular hue. Even so, a knowledge of the colour wheel, along with an understanding of the difference between primary, seconda...
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What’s up in the Wednesday class

Painting techniques In lifeart classes the students learn to use a multitude of techniques like scumbling, glazing, impasto etc. The also learn how to apply theses techniques yo various styles of painting like Impressionism, Realism, Expressionism etc. What is Scumbling: Rembrandt was known as one of the masters of Scumbling Scumbling is painting thin layers of opa...
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