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Artist secrets about color and paint - knowledge.
Do you need to clarify and brush up on your paint and color knowledge? Ever wish you knew a few of the artist secrets? Are you at a loss when someone is using art terms? Here is an easy to read, easy to follow in a point form lesson on the color palette so next time you can join in with the experts using art-speak or maybe you would just like to be a bit more informed yourself.
Saturation or Intensity
Saturation refers to a color's intensity.
- how different it is from pure grey.
•On a hot day you might choose highly saturated colors.
•On a foggy day you would choose low saturation (toned down).
You can lower the saturation by
•toning down with grey
(or a color's complement)
choosing different tubes of color
Hopefully you have learned a thing or two here and can use it toward your next artwork or your next arty gathering showing people the true artist you really are.
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