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The Big Colour Tutorial by nataliebeth The Big Colour Tutorial by nataliebeth
Okay, so this was another one of those small tutorials that became massive. :faint:

As a disclaimer, I've never had lessons on digital painting, or much in the way of colour, so if there are any inconsistencies with my spoken truths - then please forgive me! Also, I know there are spelling mistakes and grammatical errors, but I accidentally lost all my layers and so couldn't edit a number of the sections.

But now that's out of the way, thankyou for taking the time to read this, or view it! I hope that this helps in some small way or another, my last tutorial absolutely blew my mind with the response, so I thought I'd create another one and elaborate more on the art of painting. This tutorial was made and based with GIMP, so some things may be different for photoshop users, but the basics are all the same.
I will next be doing a tutorial on how I draw proportions, which has been asked of me on many occasions, Ill hope to have it out in the next month - thank you for all my faithful friends. :bow:

Feel free to leave feedback, and any questions and ill try my best to answer them. :)

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Deviations used or referred to in the tutorial.

Frozen Castle - Digital Painting by crystal-89  Complete 'Digital Painting' and 'GIMP' Tutorial by crystal-89 Eye Painting from Tutorial. by crystal-89
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ChromaticSkies Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This was awesome, I knew the stuff about the primary, secondary and tertiary colours etc. from my art lessons (traditional art) but I never thought about applying it to digital art. Thank you so much! (And the setting out of the tutorial was beautiful too!)
RUSSOxD2366 Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks Crystal, come back to life, there are still people reading this ; )
keichama Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What a great and detailed tutorial!!:love:
It would be probably very helpful for me!! Thank you so much! :)
Kremetartboom Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
I hope u don't mind me adding all u r GIMP Tut in Fav~ I need 2 get hold of them and will lose u if I just save u'r url link on my pc :)
NoviceOfAnimation Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Do it work for Photoshop too?
PineRain Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this is great! I'm really glad you spelled it out like you did. It makes it very understandable. Thanks!
Delew Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ehmm i hope to not be rude, but there's a little error in the primary red colour, the one you used it's wrong, the primary red it's the magenta :/ not the red you used, anyway it's not a big mistake :)
Kappa830 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you very much ! This is superb :)
Berichan Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
you're the best. :iconlubplz:
TheRecklessCrayon Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Your amazing! Thank you so much for your tutorials!!Hug 
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