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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 81 ART 101

Color Schemes

NARROWING DOWN YOUR PALETTE

 

Just as you coordinate the colors of your clothes before getting dressed in the morning, you’ll want to coordinate the colors of your painting before you put the brush on the canvas. If you ignore this step, you might end up seriously clashing.

 

Color schemes are sets of colors that work well with one another. Each scheme has a different effect on the human eye; some schemes encourage a sense of unity and harmony, while others create exciting contrasts. Before you settle on a set of colors, it’s important to think about how possible schemes could aid in communicating your intended ...

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