Colour Theory for Makeup Artists Pt 2: Skin Tones, Foundation & Colour Correcting

More colour theory for you! Find out how to mix, match and correct foundation, determine the undertone of your client’s skin, and tips on how to conceal and correct common skin concerns. Knowing this colour wheel will take your makeup to the next level and make things way less stressful during makeup application!

THE TRADITIONAL ARTIST’S COLOUR WHEEL (Printable)

THE REAL COLOUR WHEEL

TERMINOLOGY USED IN THIS VIDEO:

Primary Colours: Three colours from which you can create any other colour, these colours cannot be made from mixing any other colour.

Traditionally: Red, yellow and blue.
According to the Real Colour Wheel: Cyan, Magenta and Yellow

Secondary Colours: Colours created by mixing two primary colours

Tertiary Colours: Colours created by mixing one primary and one secondary colour

Complimentary Colours: Colours opposite each other on the colour wheel.

Warm Colours: Reds, oranges and yellows

Cool Colours: Greens, blues and violets

****A great source of information for any makeup artist is ‘The Makeup Artist Handbook’ by Gretchen Davis & Mindy Hall . You will find more in depth information about colour theory and about every aspect of makeup artistry in this book.****

Thanks for watching!!! Part 2 will be out next Tuesday!!!
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