Choosing Colors for Storytelling

Choosing Colors for Storytelling

taught by Will Terry
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Will Terry
Will Terry

About the instructor

Will Terry has been a freelance illustrator for 23 years. He got his start working for magazines and newspapers in the Washington D.C. area. His early clients include publications such as Time, Money, WSJ and ads for Sprint, Pizza Hut, Fed Ex, and Master Card. He has illustrated about 30 children’s books for a number of publishers, including Random House, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, and Penguin. He works out of his home studio in Utah.

This class is designed to help artists develop a method for picking colors, color schemes, and light temperature when painting their drawings. Often artists develop the skills to create masterful drawings but constantly fall short in their color choices for objects, characters, clothing, and backgrounds. This class gives artists options and steps to begin logically making color choices for their illustrations. Will shows how you can neutralize your colors to avoid creating accidental focal points as well as making conscious decisions for your intended focal points. Controlling emphasis is to control the story you are trying to tell.

Will demonstrates how he picks colors, how he uses light to influence his colors, and how culture and symbols dictate what colors you should use. If you struggle with your color choices this video will help you develop a system of attack.

Course Contents

9 Videos
1 Download
2.0 hrs