Ego in Different Settings: Colour Harmony Research

henlo friends here is Big Wheel of Colours:


Occurs when the colours of a monochromatic palette all share a single hue, but vary in brightness and saturation.

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Analogous colour palettes consist of different, but neighbouring hues.

The constant property can be either the saturation or the brightness level or both. Usually one of the three colours predominates.

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WARM COLOURS: Vivid and energetic, and tend to advance in space.

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By shopannshen on Etsy.

COOL COLOURS: Give an impression of calm, and create a soothing impression

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Complementary colours are any two colours which are directly opposite each other. These opposing colours create maximum contrast and maximum stability.

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The split-complementary colour scheme is a variation of the complementary colour scheme. In addition to the base colour, it uses the two colours adjacent to its complement.

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Uses colours that are evenly spaced around the colour wheel.

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Rainy Village by mochipanko. Taken from (Isn’t this the prettiest omg)

Blue, purple and orange are used in this illustration, with the hues slightly desaturated.


2 Replies to “Ego in Different Settings: Colour Harmony Research”

  1. hey niki, the comment function is really underused here so i thought i’d leave a boop here!! great examples, man; they’re quite contemporary and very inspiring indeed!! really showed how important colour harmony is in communicating emotions

    1. HEY esther HAHAHA you made my day manz and thanks!!! like I made sure to stay away from classical examples in painting and things like that cos I wanted to make it more relatable I guess ᕦ(ò_óˇ)ᕤ

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