Part 3: Roughing in Color

Part 3: Roughing in Color

By Aaron Blaise

In this tutorial, artist Aaron Blaise shows you how to add local color to a drawing. Local color is the color of an object without any shadows or highlights.

You will learn how to:

  • rough in a background color and add clouds
  • add color to each element in the image, using different layers
  • add warms and cools to the local color of an element

Thanks for watching! We hope you found this tutorial helpful and we would love to hear your feedback in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to visit our social media pages and show us what you’ve learned by sharing your photos, videos and creative projects with us.

See What's New in Painter Essentials 8!

Download your FREE 15-day trial and start your creative journey with easy-to-learn tools, AI-based photo art and a huge selection of brushes for all styles of art. Try it today and paint something great!


Related Tutorials


Tools You Need

Painter 2022

Create next-level results with trusted, professional digital art software that offers realistic brushes, exciting media, and an array of versatile tools.

Leaves Essentials Brushes

You will be amazed at how beautifully these 10 brushes for Painter Essentials replicate Mother Nature’s greenery and make your landscape paintings come alive.

Painter Essentials 8

Spark your creativity with Painter Essentials 8. Enjoy fun and uncomplicated painting software for beginners and fall in love with digital painting.

Leaves Brush Pack

You will be amazed at how beautifully these 15 Painter brushes replicate Mother Nature’s greenery and make your landscape paintings come alive.


Related Images

Share this post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *