Color Harmony wheel 

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COLOR THEORY, COURTESY OF CHARLES E. PEARSON

CRITIQUE 

Put more blue-violet in the focal point.  In that center window?  Maybe a field of lavender. 

There's a lavender basket by the sink, but it's too small.  

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Follow the 5 simple steps on the back of the wheel.


The key to harmonious color is to use the hues, those brilliant colors, in proportion to the neutrals as you see them within the cut out on  the spinner.  


To get those neutrals, you mix the colors opposite one another on the wheel.  So to get a soft, warm gray, I will mix blue-violet with cad yellow light.  To get a lush, warm brown, I will mix vermillion with phthalo blue.  


And to make my art natural and pleasing to the eye, I will use the colors shown in the big pie shape all over my art.  I won't just use the vibrant hues.  I will use a lot of neutrals to balance it out and soothe it.


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The complement shown in the cup shape on the spinner is going to be reserved for my focal point area.  My complement is going to be even more beautiful than one I could find using a triadic color wheel.  This is because there are 5 primaries not 3, evenly spaced around the wheel.  The eye will be drawn to this beautiful complement.  


Around the focal point I will also add discord colors.  Why?  They add interest.  Just a little bit of these colors!  

The cut outs in the spinner suggest the proportion to use of the colors shown within them.  Remember it is just a guide--you are the artist and you may decide to use more or less of the colors suggested.  Mainly, the spinner cut outs keep you from using those colors which will not harmonize, because it blocks them from sight.