The Color Wheel and Understanding ColorI remember my high school art teacher Monsieur Marchand. He taught us the color wheel, two and three point perspective and composition. Color is key to any kind of visual communication. The true paint artist can create every color of the rainbow by using and mixing only red, yellow and blue. Then white and black are added for hue and intensity.

The graphic designer does the same only digitally. Some kind of art training is needed to be a proficient graphic communicator.

For photographers, since you aren’t working with paint it would about recognizing chance color opportunities, or in a studio, planning to create a scheme or color composition.

This photo is an example of “analogous color” where the colors are closely related on the color wheel.

Natural Elements by Marc ManthaMAMA Photography

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