How to create a glowing red in watercolor or oil – Colour Lesson
I had so much fun creating this Red Parrot Tulip and while developing these glowing red washes, it occurred to me that I should share this information with you all. A warm glowing red is a notoriously difficult color to portray – unless you know what I am about to tell you.
This is not a step by step guide of how to paint this subject. What I want to highlight are a number of points relating to painting a glorious glowing red using this study as an example.
For those who missed it – here is the link.
In these lessons you will find info about warm and cool colours, shadow color, color temperature, creating glowing reds, yellow underwash …
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