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Tutorial 17 A turtle walkthrough by AquaSixio Tutorial 17 A turtle walkthrough by AquaSixio
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The suggester states "Tutorial 17 A turtle walkthrough by `AquaSixio is a fresh, interesting way to look at color balance!" Also suggested by ~Chris-Garrett and =Shadowelve ( Suggested by DreamForecast and Featured by Elandria )
sundaygir1 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Student General Artist
this was so helpful, SO well done, I can't even begin to describe. thank you!
CeruleanChameleon Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Your tutorials are great! This is very helpful.
JayNL09 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So clever and I love it! I simply admire the way you explained it..using the figure of the turtle. Incredibly original >v< Thank you so so soooo much for sharing! And yep I'll love turtles more from now on :heart: :heart: 
nashpotatoes13 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014
probably the cutest approach to color schemes
UnicornCat Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!!! Great tutorial!
bolsterstone Featured By Owner Edited Nov 10, 2014   General Artist
You have presented a neat way of looking at colour theory (with "turtlish" one and the following colour article), and for that way, I have to "tip my hat to you".  :tip-hat:  

You have given this a tremendous amount of thought -- and I think you have presented a more coherent model than what I have read from some of the other (even more established) colour theory experts.

But I am wondering if we can take your color model one step further, and add a counter or opposite colour to your beauty spot for use in the background or edges of shapes that you do not want the viewer's eyes drawn to.  Perhaps not an "ugly spot" but at least acting as a limit to the desaturation of colours on the palette?  (The underbelly of the turtle that the eyes of the viewer should not dwell on? ;-) )
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You are right, this tutorial don't speak about the saturation, and it changes absolutely all the rules :) It could be the subject of a new tutorial :p
Aggie-tan Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Eee~! I just love everything on here! You got a new watcher~ x3
TheForbidd3nFruit Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I oftentimes do the same thing you do, i like to change the color balance a lot until it makes me feel the right way. This tutorial gives me a much better understanding of my own tendencies as well as colors! well done :clap:
Memy-chan Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the tutorial ^^
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