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Color Theory I: Complementary Colors with Bill Perkins

Color Theory I: Complementary Colors
Master the Principles of Color! Learn how to use complementary colors to create contrast and form

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Bill Perkins
Painting, Still life
Brushes, Canvas, Oil Paints, Props
3h 56m 10s

In this third lesson of the series, instructor Bill Perkins will teach you how to play colors with or against one another to create different effects in your paintings. Bill will demonstrate these concepts with a still life painting with heavy contrast and a wide range of light and color.


  • Sharpie Marker
  • Newprint Paper
  • Grumbacher Artists’ Oil Colors – Black and White
  • Hog Hair Bristle Brushes – Filberts
  • Palette Knife
  • Silicoil Brush Cleaning Tank
  • Gamblin Gamsol Oderless Mineral Spirits
  • Metal Paint Scraper
  • Canvas Panel
Intermediate / Advanced

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