Drawing with Color 1.3

In this next color study, we look at a split-complementary harmony of three colors using green as the dominant color. The split complements of green are one step to the left and right of green’s complement red (red-orange and red-violet).

Below is a star color chart of the three harmonies with triangles in between each color being a mixture of two colors that are on either side. The drawing of a plant (succulent) is created with the entire harmony:

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The outside triangles of the scale are neutral grey dark to light undershadings, with the adjacent color on top.

Some notes on the board using temperature (cools for receding areas, warm for advancing):

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Some students working on their pieces:

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Finally, some student homework using the same harmony, only with a different palette:

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HW2

 

HW3

Nice work everyone!


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