Sunday, September 22, 2013

More exercises

Again, my examples are just those: examples. I show them to help if you would have any difficulties but there are so many possible good solutions, even better ones. I hope that you’ll try out yourself.

One colour appears as two

1. Altering the value in grayscale:
and in colours:
2. Altering the hue:
3. Altering the saturation:
And here is the second exercise. I used 7 colours trying them appear as if each of them would be different.With some of them it didn't work. Can you tell which ones and why?
I hope I could interest you to try out some of these exercises. They do help you to handle colour in your work.

3 comments:

  1. It is all so very interesting, thanks so much for sharing your knowledge on this subject!

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  2. I am not in a place to be creative YET but I wanted you to know I have used the design principles from the "Picture This" book by Molly Bang you suggested about a year ago to create a peaceful piece, at least in my head. Hope to get this done soon. Thank you for all you have so generously given us. I have saved every word!!

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  3. Nienke, Beth thanks for your numerous praises. I'm happy if you can find these 'monologs' useful.

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