• New Youtube Video: Painting Monochromatic Trees

    13 days ago - By Kem Studios

    'The Blues' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold
    Color is everything. Or is it? Most of us are drawn to pastels because of the wonderful array of colors. They are all there in front of us. We don't have to mix them to see the possibilities. We want them all and we never have enough. But color can also be our downfall. You've heard it before:
    Color gets the Glory but Value does the work.
    If we don't get the values correct then all the colors in your box will not make the painting better. In fact the more colors we add to try to fix the painting the more we risk making mud. Value studies are...
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