Slides: 2012-2013 G10 L5: Color Theory
Xavier School | Grade 10 | by Josiah Gosingtian
While I was growing up, I was often told that I should never use too many colors, for a number of reasons that bubble down to the same thing: it’s “ugly”. After everything I’ve learned, I’ve realized that there’s no such thing as too many colors, only well-managed and mismanaged colors. If you’re going to use create your own color scheme, consider the methods here but don’t stop there. In the next lesson, I will be discussing tints, tones, and shades, among other things.
One of the sample artworks in my slides is “Carnival City”, which really wasn’t called that back when I was working with my friends under Avid Liongoren, on a Rivermaya video (Sunday Driving). The piece didn’t even look the way it did now; during a search for my own sample work that “proved” my lessons, I found the original form of the background I digitally colored.
I’m not sure what I was thinking when I put that thing on the lower left corner of the first picture, but I find it interesting now.
Anyway, I put them together and fixed it up below: