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High-Key Color – Tints and Light Colors

Versions of colors that are almost white are called ‘tints’


  • How a simple value composition allows freedom and expression
  • Using sedimentary colors for textural effect
  • Adding visual interest with edge and textural variety

About These Lessons

This group of lessons is about “tints”, which are very light colors. They are nearly white and work well as versions of white that are not quite white. 

They are also the dominant colors in high-key paintings and compositions. 

This group of lessons covers tints, and how to overcome the challenges faced when using them in high-key paintings. 

Lesson requires a WATERCOLOR ESSENTIALS or MASTERCLASS Membership.

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