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Tutorial 17 A turtle walkthrough by AquaSixio Tutorial 17 A turtle walkthrough by AquaSixio
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Given 2013-01-09
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 )
indigowarrior Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
This is still my all-time favorite color tutorial, I just wanted to share that. :)
toffeeelf Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is :love: mindblowing 
Jamie5m Featured By Owner May 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this was way to complicated for me to understand. is there a "super noob and bad at drawing" version? lol I think I've fainted. 
Nyxeia Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very helpful tutorial ! Thanks :D
PortableBeard Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for this! Great help 
U15liaR Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Student General Artist
THANK YOU VERY VERY VERY MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!You're the best!!!!! OUO
Little-Water Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This tutorial is well explained ! But it is possible to use this tutorial with Photoshop ?
silenoswithaleopard Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
I never knew the equation for more intensity and life in a piece came down to this! Your analytical skills must be superb to have come to see it this way- thankyou :nod:!
ventimocha Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015
I love this. I love you. Thank you! <3
iYoksan Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this. It's so easy to understand!
Nihaaao Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015
A very great tutorial, appreciate :)
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  Student 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 ^^
okashito Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. This is amazing. Combing the principles of biology with the color wheel...pure genius. 
Koujyu Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This tutorial is oddly poetic... Thanks for making this, it looks like it'll help me alot. DD well earned!
OS2Freedom Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Student General Artist
Your walkthrough was amazing. I love your combinations of color and i love to see all of your work of art. Very Inspiring
JeanaAidebie Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your turtles and this awesome tutorial! This colors are themselves a great inspiration! Thank you!
Valhallia Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
Great tutorial! Thank you so much!
Regenschaf Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist
I love this walkthrough! <3
The colours you use are amazing and these turtles are so cute. :D
Thank you very much.
PsykProd Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
you're tutorials are awesome, thank
idrawfashion Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
It makes so much more sense now! Thank you!
CosmicLogos Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
Wonderful, thank you <3
manerarts Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014
I enjoy it very much reading it. It was funny and interesting and the turtle factor hahaha i like that so much.
But i think i get what you want to tell. Thanks for the diagram really cool
Cima-Kh Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Student General Artist
wow! you are so talented! so much thought has been put in this tutorial! thank you!
Dforeverblue Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
Just asking, can mom's color be green while dad's color be blue and the BS is soft yellow ?? If not, can you give me a suggestion for a night scenery in the forest, pretty pleaseee~ :'D
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hello ! 

Hum, for me it would be not possible following my " turtle" 
you can get :


To get the " yellow", you should have as dad /mom


I hope it will help you :)
onrie07 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
adorable turtles! awweee but it takes a while to absorb everything :D
fallingupx Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel like this is something that should be taught in art classes, including the use of the adorable turtle
Danimi Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Student General Artist
I agree! 
Betty-S Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Votre travail est sublime! Je suis en prépa dans une école d'art et j'admire ce que vous faites! Cependant je suis mauvaise en anglais et je voudrais donc savoir si vos tutos étaient dispo en français svp? :) 
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Je vous remercie beaucoup ! Je serai ravi de vous aider, vous trouverez quelques tutus en français ici (y'aura surement des fautes mais c'est lisible ! )

 Bon courage :)
Betty-S Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Merci beaucoup ! :)
kree7 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
that is amazing. this is going to help me so much. do you use grayscale to get the values sometimes?
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
No I don't, but I should :)
tish92 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist
this actually makes sense to me, the turtle palette is so cool!! thank you for making this, amazing tips! :hug: and i like how you've shown how the colouring works in your artworks (which by the way is amazing as well!!) :D :D 
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for your massage :)
Sealkittyy Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
I'm still trying to figure out using colours properly so thank you for making all these tutorials.

I love the turtles symbolising gradients. That's such a cute and creative idea :XD:
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for your support :)
arttechies Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
thank you very much! Very noble like this to share knowledge.
KukAclamation Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014
very good and these pictures are very powerful
MartaWarWol Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Adopt me! Adopt me! Adopt me! Now I only can imagine small turtles asking for adoption. Just fav for that! 

hahahaha no no! Nice tutorial, and I think very helpful too. I hope so! I'm a mess with colors... and that's why I never finish my digital drawings. The color in  your ilustrations looks just awesome. The perfect combination so... I'l try it again now with this guidelines!(: 

Just thank you! (I will mention on the description if I get something good hehe)
AquaSixio Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for your comment :)
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