Presentation on theme: "Computer Art. Colors with elements of browns, tans and grays are examples of Earth Tones. Earth Tones resemble those colors found in nature. Earth."— Presentation transcript:
Colors with elements of browns, tans and grays are examples of Earth Tones. Earth Tones resemble those colors found in nature. Earth Tones do not appear on the color wheel.
Earth Tones are sometimes called “neutral colors” or “achromatic colors”. Neutral colors include black, gray, and white, sometimes brown and beige. BLACK BROWN WHITE GRAY Take a look at some examples of Earth Tone color schemes in art…
Rembrandt van Rijn St. Bartholomew 1657
Juan Cordero The Bather 1854
Francisco Laso The Indian Potter 1855
Jose Obregon The Discovery of Pulque 1869
Pablo Picasso Woman with a Mandolin 1909
Marcel Duchamp Nude Descending A Staircase 1912
Paul Klee Ancient Sound 1925
Joaquin Torres-Garcia Arte Universal 1943
Diego Rivera Peasants 1947
Jackson Pollock Autumn Rhythm Number
The colors black, white, gray, and variations of brown are included in the color family called earth tones. The use of different types of browns and grays can suggest a rural aspect to many earth tone paintings. The dullness of earth tone color schemes can help to quiet the paintings and give them a quality of seriousness.