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Color Theory: Studying The World Of Color With Isabella Kung

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Step 6: The Best Color Scheme For Harmony And Moods

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The analogous color scheme uses 2-4 colors adjacent to each other on the color wheel. They feel more harmonious, and make focal points stand out less. This makes it useful when you’re trying to create a certain mood or feeling within a painting. For example, blues and greens will create a tranquil scene, while reds and oranges will create a warmer scene.

You can look at Isabella’s sample painting, where she painted a red panda using a variety of reds, oranges, and yellows:

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