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

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