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Prismatic/Natural System of Colors  • Moses Harris 1766

Color Wheel (Moses Harris, Moses Harris's chart was the first full-color circle. The 18 colors of his wheel were derived from what he then called the three 'primitive' colors: red, yellow and blue. At the center of the wheel, Harris showed that black

Otto runge 1807

A chronology of various attempts through the last four centuries to visually organise and make sense of colour: from simple wheels to multi-layered pyramids, from scientific systems to those based on the hues of human emotion.

Complimentary colors are OPPOSITE each other on the color wheel  passionate reality

Complementary (also known as supplementary or contrasting) colors are colors that sit opposite of each other on the Itten color circle. The combination of such colors creates a vivid and energizing effect, especially at maximum saturation.

patternprints journal: COLOURFUL PATTERNS IN BEAUTIFUL THREE-DIMENSIONAL WORKS WITH PAPER BY MAUD VANTOURS

Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotizing patterns and textures that translate into set designs, fashion accessories, and editorial treatments. Vantors has explored a number of paper tre.

Color circle from a vintage paperback book about art techniques published by Grumbacher, a respected manufacturer of artist supplies.  I learned to paint oils with Grumbacher paints.

Color circle from a vintage paperback book about art techniques published by Grumbacher, a respected manufacturer of artist supplies. I learned to paint oils with Grumbacher paints.

Quilting@Woodlands: More about colours!!!

A Triad is a combination of 3 colors that are equidistant from each other on the color circle. It produces a high contrast effect while preserving ’harmony.’ Such a composition looks vibrant even when you use pale and unsaturated colours.

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