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Colour Contrast pt.1

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Nikki Fletcher

on 2 October 2015

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Colour Contrast pt.1
Split complementary colour schemes
A split complementary colour scheme is the use of a color and the two colors to both sides of its complementary
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Colour Contrast....
Complementary colour contrast...

Complementary colours are the colours opposite of each other on the colour wheel.
Analogous Colour Contrast
Analogous colors are colors that are right beside or adjacent to one another on the color wheel
Artist use of split complementary colour scheme
Artists using analogous colour schemes
In this painting by Vincent Van Gogh, made in 1889, he uses a blue-green analogous scheme
complementary colour scheme
Famous artists using complementary colour schemes
Vincent Van Gogh - Cafe Terrace on the Place de Forum
In this painting made in 1888, Van Gogh uses complementary colours (blue and orange-yellow. The orange and blue accent each other and create a successful composition.
Two opposite colours placed side by side will contrast and highlight lights and darks
analogous colour scheme
"Olive Trees, oil on canvas. 1889
Vermeer uses a split complementary scheme in this painting called "The Milkmaid". (1658) The orange milkjug contrasts with the blue of the womans dress. If we split the colour wheel, we use the next colour along (yellow) This creates a visual balance, and catches the eye
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