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      Color expert Dan Bartges is author of the book, "Color is Everything"
(www.coloriseverything.net). Visit his website at www.danbartges.com.
     
             
      Assignment 9 In A Series Of 10      
                 
      ANSWERS TO MAY'S
STUDENT QUESTIONS
     
             
           
      Dan Bartges.
Canoeist in Winter. Oil.
     
             
      Color Scheme: Complementary      
           
             
           
      Hanging basket of petunias. Photograph by Dan Bartges.      
             
      Color Scheme: Tetrad      
           
             
     

1 Q: What's the color scheme for Canoeist in Winter?

1 A: It's a complementary color scheme of blue and orange.

2 Q: What color scheme was used for the hanging basket?

2 A: The hanging basket's color scheme is a tetrad, employing red with green and yellow with violet.

3 Q: If she had bought light-violet petunias instead of dark violet, would the hanging basket's color scheme still be harmonious? Why or why not?

3 A: Yes, it would still be a harmonious tetrad. Whether light or dark, violet complements yellow.

     
                 
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