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Insight on Working with Color in Design Production - Video color production video Jan 13, 2023

Working with color can be a tricky thing. The question I get most from surface pattern designers is about what color profile to use.

In this video, I take away some of the mysteries behind color profiles and why I start my work in RGB. You'll better understand RGB, CMYK, and Pantone colors. I use...

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iPad Essentials for the Artist & Designer – Video ipad video Jan 10, 2023

Here are my iPad essentials for artists and designers. The goods I use.

If you are a surface pattern designer, illustrator, or artist, and you're asking yourself, "should I get an iPad?". The answer is YES! The next question you should be asking is, "Do I need a drawing glove?". Again, the answer...

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Create a Color Palette from a Photograph using Coolors — Video color tutorial video Jan 06, 2023

As you know, I love the Coolors app and website for creating color palettes from scratch – watch how I do that here. 

Another way I like to use Coolors is to create color palettes from photographs.

Create a Color Palette from a Photograph

In this video, I'll show you how I use the...

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Create Color Palettes from Scratch with Coolors App — Video color tutorial video Jan 05, 2023

If you're a designer looking for a way to create color palettes or expand your use of color, Coolors is a great app to get started. There is a website and an app. In these tutorials, I will show two ways I use Coolors to create color palettes. You'll learn how to create color palettes from...

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Scanning vs. Photographing Your Original Art with Vibrant Colors for Use in Adobe Illustrator — Video adobe illustrator design production video Jan 03, 2023

I always use vibrant colors – part of my signature style. It's one of the reasons I love working with gouache paints so much. The pigments are rich and opaque. The pinks and the oranges have these killer neon hues. I love the intensity. What I don't love so much is how they translate into...

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