Every color has a certain tendency towards what's
called warm and cool or cold.
Red, yellow and orange are traditionally
associated with warm or hot things, like
the shining sun, a glowing sunset or a
These colors tend to advance towards the
You can see these kinds of colors in
objects that are naturally cold: green
trees, blue water and sky, violet clouds
on a snowy day.
Cold colors tend to recede into the
background, to create a calm, quiet and
Pablo Picasso appreciated the power
During his well-known Blue Period
(1901-1904), he produced
in a variety of blues.
You are going
to draw pictures
that make you feel
warm and cold.
If you are going to
use red, yellow and
colors) you must
that is warm, or
that makes you feel
The same with
greens, blues, and