The Quilter’s Studio Color Study Group June 16, 2012
Analogous color schemes:Analogous color schemes use colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. They usually match well and create serene and comfortable designs.
· Analogous color schemes are often found in nature and are harmonious and pleasing to the eye.
· Harmony and variety are balanced to create unity. Analogous colors will be harmonious, but boring unless there is variety in the contrasts, proportions and/or design
· Make sure you have enough contrast (intensity, value, pattern/texture) when choosing an analogous color scheme.
· Choose one color to dominate, a second to support. The third color is used (along with black, white or gray) as an accent. Avoid using equal amounts of each color
Homework for next class –July 21
· Analogous – page 72
· Harmony, Unity, Variety – pages 110-123
Project Workshop 5 Analogous Color Scheme pages 166-169