Color Scheme-Color combinations based on colorwheel relationships that are known to be pleasing to the senses
A color scheme can either make or break a design … is your home a victim of a bad scheme?
When the color is right, it can: Enhance feelings of health and wellbeing Create a feeling of temperature — make the space feel warmer or cooler Transform a space — make your space feel larger, or cozy & intimate Brighten dark areas Create mystery and romance in dull area Energize ‘boring’ areas
Monochromatic Related color scheme Using tints, tones or shades of the same color Example: royal blue, baby blue, slate blue, navy blue
Analogous Related color scheme Using three or more colors next to each other on the color wheel Example: violet, red-violet, red
Complementary Contrasting color scheme Using colors found directly opposite each other on the color wheel. Example: red & green
Split-Complementary Contrasting color scheme Combining a color with the two colors found on either side of the original color’s complement. Example: Red, blue-green, yellow-green
Triad Contrasting color scheme Using three colors equally spaced from each other on the color wheel. Example: Red, yellow, blue
Neutral Using only colors not found on the color wheel Example: beige, gray, white, cre am
Neutral with an Accent Using all neutral colors except one (accent) Example: black, white, red
Neutral w/ an accent
m&m’s need your help!1. Read instructions on the m&m’s Coloring Schemes worksheet2. You may ONLY use colored pencils or crayons; NOT markers!!! (you will need to shade colors together)3. There is a color wheel on the back of your worksheet you may need to use along with your notes to complete the worksheet.