10How does this relate to Colors? Complementary colors refers to three pairs of colors that artists agree look good together and complement each other.
11Complementary colors are based on the color wheel that arranges colors in such a way that the colors opposite each other represent the three pairs.Primary Colors- Yellow, Orange, Red, Violet, Blue, Green
12Complementary colors are usually vivid, energetic and uplifting.
13If you wish to make an object stand out from its background, you should pick up a background with the complementary color of the object.
14Good examples are orange autumn leaves against a blue sky.
15Red flowers against green foliage Red flowers against green foliage. The main subject will immediately catch the attention of the viewer. It does not matter how small the main subject, if it has a complementary backdrop, will always be an important compositional element. Usually it will draw the whole attention.
16This doesn’t mean that other colors don’t work together very well, but it us a suggestion that is you use complementary color themes in your work, the images will be visually compelling.
17Complementary colors work well when you want something to stand out.
18When you use complimentary colors in a photograph they create contrast When you use complimentary colors in a photograph they create contrast. This contrast can create a very dramatic image.
19Examples of complimentary colors in photography.
20Van Gogh to his brother Theo: "I have tried to express the terrible passions of humanity by means of red and green. The room is blood red and dark yellow with a green billiard table in the middle; there are four citron yellow lamps with a glow of orange and green. Everywhere there is a clash and contrast of the most disparate reds and greens..Night Cafe 1888 Sept
21Complementary colors are usually really bad for text!
22Name the complimentary colors: REDBLUEVIOLETYELLOW-GREEN
23Name the complimentary colors: REDGREENBLUEYELLOWVIOLETYELLOW-GREEN
24Name the Complimentary colors in these web pages:
34In Fireworks, create a movie poster. The Canvas should be Assignment #1In Fireworks, create a movie poster. The Canvas should be8.5 inches X 11 inches. Use your knowledge of complimentary colors to make a vivid, eye catching poster with lots of contrast.