Creating with a Limited Palette

The challenge of a limited color palette, ever tried it? Entire picture books were once printed with a limited palette of one or two spot colors and black. To me, that is amazing! Feeling inspired, I gave it a shot. I was feeling beachy, longing for sun filled days with my toes in the sand and was drawn to a rich orangey-red, warm yellow, and green-blue that reminded me of the ocean, and black.


I tried to think of all-things beach, sail boats, sunshine, sun bathing, waves, sand to come up with a line of illustrations.


I am in love with the outcome, and will probably create some more. I think they’re begging to be printed on greeting cards and post cards.



28. April 2015 by schristian
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