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Color Theory Made Simple: The Basics of Color Theory In Painting

"With colors you can set a mood, attract attention, or make a statement. You can use color to energize, or to cool down. By selecting the right color scheme, you can create an ambiance of elegance, warmth or tranquility, or you can convey an image of playful youthfulness."

Rectangle (tetradic) The rectangle or tetradic color scheme uses four colors arranged into two complementary pairs. The tetradic color scheme works best if you let one color be dominant.

1 Square tetradic Turquoise & Mauve & Red/peach & Yellow

Discover how you can design stunning bead jewelry using a square tetradic color scheme in your beading designs.


Analogous Color Schemes An Analogous Color Scheme features three or more Hues which are positioned next to each other on the Color Wheel. Simply choose any color as your main Mother Color. Then select two or three colors on either side of it.

CORES ANÁLOGAS - Analogous relationships use two or more colors that sit next to each other on the color wheel. Examples would be orange/yellow-orange/yellow or yellow-green/green/blue-green. #colourtheory

analogous - Her explanation states two or more, but I tend to use the idea of three or more (up to maybe neighbouring colours.