These images are part of a study to think of color as a means of narration. There is a focus on color pallets and non-representative color uses. Most of the work was completed in gouache, with some color pencil and digital work.
This assignment had everyone begin with a 100% cadmium red diamond somewhere in the composition. The diamond had to both exist in the space and be the focal point without using any other out of the tube colors.
This quick digital study was based on the prompt "A Hero Returns". I was inspired by the scene in The Odyssey when Odysseus finaly returns in secret to Ithaca. I sought to capture a quiet and heavy feeling through my color decisions.
These 20 minute gouache portraits were painted observing our classmates with arbitrary colors.
This 20 minute gouache observational painting focuses on exaggerating colors in nature.
This chart focuses on mixing paint to capture hue and value.
This chart focuses on constructing a variety of color pallets.