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Color theory painting

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Color Study III Theory by Otis-OKS on DeviantArt

Description Yet another color study. Analogous Colors! (any three colors which are side by side on a 12 part color wheel) Yellow/Green could be used for foliage. Blue/Violet could be used for water. Yellow/orange could be used for fire. Complementary Colors! (are any two colors which are directly opposite each other) Green/Purple could be used for Foliage, not under direct sun, at Dusk. Yellow-Orange/Turquoise-Violet could be used for a beach at sunset. Red/Green could be used for a 4Way…

Two-Lips by Patty Mollica, acrylic on panel; example of complementary color scheme | How to Choose Color Schemes

Artist Patti Mollica breaks down some of the most common color schemes, from analogous to tetrad, then she demonstrates a quick and simple step-by-step for how different color combinations impact the same composition, all excerpted from her new book, "How to Paint Fast Loose & Bold."

What Two Colors make Red, Blue, or Brown....?

Can two colors make red? Every preschooler knows that Red, Blue, and Green are primary colors. And since Red is a primary color that means it can not be made from either Green or Blue. But surprise! Red can be made by mixing the other set of primary colors.

A Painting a Day by Patti Mollica: Color Fields Illustrating Color Theory

4 Barns, Acrylic, 8x8" each Click to Bid When you get the value structure right, you can plug in all sorts of feisty colors. I took a p...

How to Combine Colors?

A blog about how to properly combine colors and how to use a color wheel with different tints, tones, and shades.

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