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The Color Wheel and Color schemes
Hue: Color The words hue and color can be used interchangeably as the name for a given color. Red is a hue, Red-Orange is a hue. Light green is not a hue. Brownish-pink is not a hue.
Primary And Secondary Colors • RED/ Green BLUE/ Orange Yellow/ Violet
• Yellow-Green Tertiary • Yellow-Orange colors: • Red-Orange Primary+sec ondary • Red-Violet colors • Blue-Violet • Blue-Green
Pierre Bonnard: Tertiary colors: yellow orange, blue violet,
Monochromatic color scheme Uses only one color and a variety of tints (white added) and shades (black or grey added) of that color
Analogous color schemes Uses colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. This creates a very unified design, but with more visual interest than in a monochromatic scheme.
Red-orange, Orange, Yellow-orange
Wolf Kahn: yellow orange, yellow, Red-orange (blue accents)
Blue violet, blue
Complementary color scheme Colors that are opposite one another on the color wheel are complements. Complementary Color schemes utilize one complementary dyad (pair). Red-----Green Blue-----orange Yellow----purple
These are very eye-catching designs, but have the potential to be very jarring. Your choice of saturation will be very important.
Split-complementary color scheme A color combined with the two colors surrounding it’s complement. slightly more sophisticated and less aggressive than a complementary scheme. Purple—Yellow-orange—Yellow-green
Blue, red-orange, and yellow-orange
Green, red-violet, red-orange
Kehinde Wiley Red-Orange; Blue; Green
Red, Blue-green, Yellow-green
Quadratic • Four colors, equally spaced in the color-wheel
Willem De. Kooning Blue-violet---Yellow-Orange Green---Red
Triadic Color Scheme • 3 equally spaced colors
Triadic Color Scheme: Red-Yellow-Blue
Fake Mondrian: Red, Yellow, Blue
Bridget Riley Blue-green, Blue-Violet, Yellow-Orange
Purple, Orange, Green
Name this scheme!!
Name this color scheme!!!
Color Evocations Color in composition
Malevich, Suprematist Painting
Vernon Fisher, Observations Observed
Emil Nolde, Crucifixion
Warm colors: Reds, oranges, yellows, Some violets Matisse
Warm Colors: what effect do warm colors have on a composition? Egon Schiele, Portrait of Paris von Gutersloh
Cool colors: Blues, greens, some violets Helen Frankenthaler
• TINTS: Color + White • Shades: Color + Black
Mary Cassatt, A kiss for baby Anne, ---How does the use of tints relate to the content of the piece?
Mark Rothko How does the use of SHADES affect our read of this piece? What is the emotional content?
Ryan Mc. Ginness Full Saturation, aka, HIGH KEY colors
Frida Kahlo, The Two Fridas
Sandy Skoglund, Radioactive Cats
Diebenkorn, Interior with View of Sea
Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World
Andrew Wyeth, Teel’s Island
Van Gogh, Night Cafe
What do these colors suggest?
What do these colors evoke?
Candy Colored Evocations?
The Guerilla Girls
Edward Munch, The Scream
Picasso, the Old Guitarist