Some Effects of Colour on Colour

This was an exercise from a Maitland Graves colour and design book to paint up a page that shows the effect of the differing surrounding colour or tone on the colour in the centre that is exactly the same mix.

Hand-painted exercise to show some effects of colour on colour

Here’s a couple of Maitland’s books, these are reprints but I remember the originals at art school being dog-eared from much use.

Two books by Maitland Graves on a timber floor. One titled Color Fundamentals, the other titled The Art of Colour and Design.
Maitland Graves Books



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