Creative colour: exploring your imagination

Colour imagination

Anand Radhakrishnan reveals how he paints from his imagination

The transition of an image from a rough pencil drawing to a finished painted piece can be a challenge, especially if it's not directly from reference or a live model. It can become confusing to decide which colours to use and how to paint something without anything to look at.

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Anand is a freelance illustrator who works in Mumbai, India. He graduated with a BFA from Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art in 2011 and followed it up with a couple of years of learning illustration at The Art Department. He derives inspiration from masters like Moebius, Alphonse Mucha and Jeffrey Jones.