It’s autumn again and that means the challenge of mixing fall foliage colors is here! As usual value is the most important consideration but orchestration of chroma and temperature is key as well.
Remember that more chromatic color often lives in the midtones. So mixing to a midtone value is important. We often see the warm bright colors of fall as lighter than they really are. So we add white to our mixtures and the color just gets lighter, less chromatic (duller) and cooler! There is a better way! Take a look at this video for tips on mixing autumn colors that sing!
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