PAINTING WITH COLOR
Here are your directions....
STEP #1. Use your color grid to decide which colors to use in your painting. Choose a color scheme and collect 9 colors that fit the scheme...paint the 9 colors into a "grid".
STEP # 2 Seal your pencil lines, by painting the patterns with CLEAR ACRYLIC MEDIUM
STEP #3 "Stain" your patterns with one of the colors in your color scheme.... BE SURE you can see the pencil lines through the color layer.
STEP #4 Apply your colors to your pattern AND use these variations:
Tints of them
Shades of them
neutralized (no saturation) version of them (add black, add white, or mix complements)
and use these painting techniques:
Wet to wet blending (smooth)
drybrush techniques (visual texture)