Water Mixable Oil Painting: Purple & Yellow

Art Prof Clara Lieu demonstrates water mixable oil painting techniques of a still life based on the complementary pair yellow and purple. This is a follow up exercise to a complementary color chart that Prof Lieu did in gouache to explore complementary colors. Prof Lieu talks about color saturation, value, composition, and more.

2 hours, 18 min. video

Prof Lieu’s Tips

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Reference Photo

Still Life Reference #17

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