Element of art: Compliments of color

This galley explores the use of color and how they compliment each other in order to bring out what the painter wanted you to focus on.

I chose this self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh because the complementary colors of Orange and Blue. The contrast between the two colors works very well in this piece.
The Yellow log in this painting alongside the violet trees make this look surreal. The colors compliment each other well and makes this painting really stand out for being so simple in design.
This one was really neat. The orange seems like a waterfall of color falling on the violet silhouette and giving it its form.
The light green of the dancers uniform gives them a youthful look and emphasizes that they are the star of the show.
Another painting where blue and orange contrast and make the painting feel real. The colors of the clothing and calmness of the water suggest they are on a journey.
This painting uses all 3 primary colors; blue, red, and yellow, very well and shades them well to make it look like there were additional colors used.
This simple still life does an excellent job showcasing the use of red and green. The colors compliment each other and almost blend when glancing across the painting.
This painting makes use of primary, secondary, and tertiary colors in such a way that the strange figures are visible and doesn't look overwhelming to the eye.
This picture is a perfect use of warm colors. It depicts a beautiful sunset and the suns reflection onto the buildings warms their base color.
This piece uses the background colors of violet and yellow to give emphasis to the man on the horse.
The yellow and blue in this picture really highlight the shape of the flowers and makes them appear really vivid.
The use of a wide range of soft colors here blends really together. Flower Clouds is the perfect name because the first thing I thought of when I saw this was that they looked like clouds.
This one has to be my favorite. Setting the comic books and forming such vibrant colors and patterns whether intentionally or not was very impressive.
This one caught my eye because it used 2 sets of complementary colors; purple and yellow, and red and green. The model having the brighter colors symbolizes its importance in the scene.
The use of violet on her dress suggests that she is royalty since it was considered a royal color then.
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