|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
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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