Studying Color / by Melissa Carmon

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Micah, color study, wax pastel on Paper, 2014 by Melissa Carmon

Fine Art Discoveries in Color

I love the color work of Odilon Redon, Van Gogh, Lautrec, and some of the other Post-Impressionists, but I have always found it elusive.  Over the summer, I took a workshop-- the Michael Wilcox School of Color-- and largely thanks to that I think I am getting closer to employing the kind of color work that I want to use.  Color is notoriously difficult to teach and (almost) totally subjective, but it is my favorite thing to study.  This drawing is a piece I did in preparation for the Saints series that I am working on.  Stay tuned!