How-To Choose a Background Color for a Portrait


In this How-to, Portrait Artist Kathryn Kampovsky teaches you some quick tips for picking out the right background color to complement your portrait. She recommends picking a color that complements your subjects skin color. For example, if they have more blues and purples in their skin, an orange background would help bring out those colors even more. Watch Kathryn's How-To for more.

Kathryn Kampovsky is an Atlanta-based portrait artist and model who is just beginning to leave her mark in the art world. She mixes her love of psychology with portrait painting to create striking images. Kathryn was most recently featured in DK Contemporary Gallery's "Twenty-Something" Exhibition in Georgia.

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