Color Theory: Studying The World Of Color With Isabella Kung
Step 6: The Best Color Scheme For Harmony And Moods
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: