Category Archives: color theory

Quote of the (insert period of time)

“Colors are primordial ideas, children of the aboriginal colorless light and its counterpart, colorless darkness… Light, that first phenomenon of the world, reveals to us the spirit and the living soul of the world through colors.” – Johannes Itten Advertisements

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Quote of the (insert period of time)

“If you, unknowing, are able to create masterpieces in color, then unknowledge is your way. But if you are unable to create masterpieces in color out of your unknowledge, then you ought to look for knowledge.” – Johannes Itten

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Quote of the (insert period of time)

“He who wishes to become a master of color must see, feel, and experience each individual color in its endless combinations with all other colors.” – Johannes Itten

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Puzzle Pattern Exercise

New pieces… …exercises… …meditations… …filler. I like them on my wall. I don’t really think of them as having any sort of redeeming value. They were fun, though. I’ll probably make more. They are fun little color studies, like the … Continue reading

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Color Piece

I just realized a visual connection to this sketch with a painting I did a few years back. It was a practice piece – a color experiment. The painting was a meditation on the harmony of color. Let’s not forget … Continue reading

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Green

What was it about green that bugged me so much? For many years, I have hated the color green. It is strange because I unapologetically hated green because of the color of its skin. I couldn’t do anything with it, … Continue reading

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