The human eye perceives objects in a scene in order of contrast. Tone color and glazing are used to establish this visual hierarchy in your art. Join award-winning illustrator and Rhode Island School of Design professor Mary Jane Begin back in her studio as she discusses tricks to achieve visual hierarchy.


Take a look over the shoulder of an artist at work. Mary Jane Begin an award-winning illustrator and Rhode Island School of Design professor sits down at the drawing board and explains how complementary colors—colors on opposite sides of the color wheel—can make your art illustrations and designs more compelling and vibrant.