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Postby SPARTAN » Wed Nov 07, 2007 1:20 pm

WHAT COLOURS DO YOU USE TO MAKE SKIN TONES?
I ALWAYS SEEM TO END UP WITH BEIGE OR AN ORANGEY SORT OF COLOUR.
ANY SUGGESTIONS.
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Postby Singular » Wed Nov 07, 2007 2:21 pm

This will definitely help you: http://studioproducts.com/demo/palettxt.html

About the Author: Roberts Howard attended The School of The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston where he mastered classical painting, drawing methods and techniques. With over thirty years of experience in all aspects of art, he now operates his own portrait studio.
The Sakura Company sponsored an exhibition of his work in five cities in Japan. His Japanese publisher is Yugakusha Ltd. His book illustrations are in the collection of The Boston Public Li
ary and The Kerlan Collection. DC Heath, Lothrop Lee and Shepard, McGraw-Hill and Crowell-Collier have all published books of his illustrations. His illustrations toured in numerous shows and museums including twice in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

A master painter and printmaker, among his clients are publishers such as Little Brown, Houghton Mifflin, Allyn Bacon, Avon Books, Ballantine Books, Berkely Books and Dell. His corporate client list includes Apollo Computer, Bank of Boston, BASF, Coca-Cola, Codex, Compugraphic, Converse, Daisy Mfg., Data General, Digital, Filene's, Fisher-Price, Gillette, Heublein, Honeywell Computer, John Hancock, Jordan Marsh, Lotus, Nynex, Ocean Spray, Papa Gino, Prime Computer, Reebok, Sony, St.Regis Paper and Wang.

He wrote and illustrated The Illustrators Bible, the definitive sourcebook of artist's techniques, published in the U.S and U.K by Watson-Guptill. He also wrote Gouache For Illustration for the same publisher. Gouache was the first book written on the subject of opaque watercolors in 30 years. Currently he is at work on a series of art videos as well as a book on formal interior design techniques. Recent years have seen him move to a highly successful career in corporate and formal portraiture.


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Postby SPARTAN » Wed Nov 07, 2007 2:43 pm

thanx singular. a great site . will have some studying to do.

just one more question though, gouche? have not come across this, is it oil base or arylic? or neither
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Postby Singular » Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:03 pm

SPARTAN wrote:thanx singular. a great site . will have some studying to do.

just one more question though, gouche? have not come across this, is it oil base or arylic? or neither


Actually water-based. Is also spelled gouache. Here is a good definition from Wikipedia that should explain what it is:

Wikipedia wrote:Gouache (from the Italian guazzo, "water paint, splash") or bodycolor (the term preferred by art historians) is a type of paint consisting of pigment suspended in water. Gouache differs from watercolor in that the particles are larger, the ratio of pigment to water is much higher, and an additional, inert, white pigment such as chalk is also present. This makes gouache heavier and more opaque, with greater reflective qualities.
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