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The Color Series | 20 Gray Illustrations That Quiet Down a Busy World

Gray illustrations

If you’re a long time read­er to Brown Paper Bag, you know that I love col­or. I’ve spent more than a month (so far) on the The Col­or Series, which chron­i­cles illus­tra­tion, embroi­dery, and even sketch­books to show how cre­atives will uti­lize a sin­gle col­or in their work. So far, I’ve select­ed vibrant col­ors like pink, green, and pur­ple. But today, let’s back off from bril­liant blue and set our sights on gray  illustrations(or grey, for those across the pond).

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Illustration, The Color Series

The Color Series | 10 Ways Purple Electrifies Illustrations, from Lilac to Violet

Purple illustrations

After tak­ing a week off, it’s nice to return to The Col­or Series. Unfa­mil­iar with what that is? Over the past sev­er­al weeks, I’ve chron­i­cled illus­tra­tion, embroi­dery, and sketch­books that over­whelm­ing­ly use one col­or in their com­po­si­tions. (If you’ve missed my pre­vi­ous picks, check out blue, pink, green.) Now, help­ing to round this series out are pur­ple illus­tra­tions.

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Illustration, The Color Series

The Color Series | 15 Illustrations + Embroidery That Form a Fortress of Green

Green illustrations

Anoth­er Mon­day, anoth­er edi­tion of The Col­or Series! Over the past cou­ple of weeks, I’ve picked illus­tra­tion and crafts where one col­or dom­i­nates the rest (in a good way, of course) in com­po­si­tion and form. So far, we’ve seen tran­quil blue and pink rever­ie. Now, it’s time for green embroi­dery and green illus­tra­tions.

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The Color Series | 20 Artworks That Cloak Their Compositions in Blue

Blue illustrations

You can’t under­state the impor­tance of color—especially in art. It wields its pow­er in all sorts of ways, from set­ting the mood to giv­ing us impor­tant visu­al clues. Over the next sev­er­al weeks, I’ll share a selec­tion of illus­tra­tion, paper craft, and embroi­dery that over­whelm­ing­ly uses one hue in its com­po­si­tion. Called The Col­or Series, first up are blue illus­tra­tions.

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