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Creative Freedom by Maggie Price

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Experiment With Unfamiliar Colors

Like most artists, I tend toward a specific color palette, and even though I like to paint intuitively rather than from photographic reference, I probably pick up the same colors again and again.

To get out of this routine, I decided to pick some different color combinations and see what happened. I envisioned a sunset and added two new colors—Luminous Rose and Opera—to my palette, as I wanted the sunset to be really glowing at the horizon line.

Exploring the interaction between colors is a never-ending process and can do wonders for getting you out of a rut.

STEP 1 Work From the Bottom Up

On a 6” × 8” (15cm ...

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