Working with color is hard. No argument there, but do you know what’s even harder? Pairing colors together. Think about the last time you built a color palette from scratch. What was your process? How did it look? If you answered with a visible *shrug* then keep reading.

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Armed with a few simple techniques, you can stop making people’s eyes bleed

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If you took any kind of art class growing up, chances are your instructor mentioned the term “color theory.” And that was probably the last time you gave that term any kind of thought. Which explains why a lot of us make arbitrary decisions about color.

When you think of…

A story about what it was like to pitch and produce a short for Disney XD (it was great, btw).

Prologue

Hello, friend. I have no idea how you got here, but welcome to the first of a multi-part series of articles about the making of an animated short. That short is called Future! Taco! Meow!, and I co-created it for Disney in 2014.

I’m going to share how we pitched…

Greg Gunn

Illustrator, educator, metalhead. Get weekly email stories from me — https://www.ggunn.com/newsletter

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