How to use colour to make your illustrations pop

Colour treatment in illustration is a personal affair, and no two illustrations should be treated the same. Colour, if used correctly, can pull some strong visual punches that will take an illustration from bland to bold. 

We're going to talk through a few tips and tricks to use regularly and give an insight into how bold colour can be used to create maximum impact in an illustration. For more tips on colour, see our ultimate guide to colour theory and our tips for using illustration to create colourful worlds that tell a story.

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Hazel graduated from the University of Cumbria University with a degree in illustration, and was the winner of our New Talent 2019 cover competition.