When there’s a whole world of colour out there, who wants to be stuck in a rut?
Your favourite palette – the one you’re comfortable with – can draw you in like a magnet!
But when you stick to what you know, you miss out on the joy of experimentation and discovery.
In this step-by-step video tutorial, I share with you my techniques for approaching colour with a sense of adventure.
We’ll look at how to be brave with colour by:
We’ll combine colours, textures and shapes by playing with:
We’ll be exploring autumnal colours – rich reds, fuchsias, burnt oranges and golds. If these are your go-to tones, you’ll love exploring them in detail.
But I chose them because they’re not my natural inclination. I want to share with you the excitement I felt as I pushed myself to experiment.
You’ll be able to use this open-minded approach to try out the colours you typically avoid, perhaps taking your lead from nature throughout the year.
Expanding your colour horizons will allow you to take your work in new directions, and discover combinations that make your heart sing.