Thursday, 10 February 2011
In a prior post, I wrote about the use of color to express emotions. Color in art may also be used to provide a third dimension in your paintings and model form. Space is a lighter value (gray scale) as you move into depth. Since warm colors advance and cool colors recede, artists can create an object, i.e. apple, with spatial quality by using color temperatures. The French artist, Cezanne was a master at using color temperatures as you can view in his above painting. Cezanne used color temperatures to model form.
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