DIRECTIVES: Split Complementary Colour can help you relax. Split complementary color schemes and are best used when you want to tone down distractions.
Split Complementary Colour
||Split colour schemes can help you relax. These split color schemes are best used when you want to tone down distractions|
WHEN TO CHOOSE THIS SCHEME
- These colors blend very well together, and they do give a slight bit of contrast.
- However, keep in mind that ideally when choosing a split complementary scheme there will be a minimum level of expectation for excitement.
- This split colour scheme should be used for boring things like computer presentations, informational gatherings, and waiting rooms or stations.
- Use the complimentary colour scheme in spaces where you want the viewer to be alert, but relaxed.
WHY ARE THESE COLORS CALLED
A split color scheme could be a little boring. Here is why.
The reason the scheme is split is because, when using the
Color Wheel Chart, there will always be a color that divides, or a color located in the middle.
It is really difficult to mess up with this colour scheme, have fun with it.
Lets start with Blue-violet.
The colors on either side of Blue-violet are important.
Violet and Blue are the colors for the split complementary scheme.
Blue-violet is in the middle, and symbolizes the split.
As you can see, when these two colors are used together they don’t add much excitement.
COLOR SCHEME CHOICES
|Split complementary colors include, but are not limited to the following:
ADD SOME FLAIR
|If you want to spruce it up a little bit with your split split complementary colour scheme add its specific base color. Split colors that compliment and its base color include, but are not limited to the following:
To the right you see a space with a lot of flair with the pop of purple color added. Below, you see a space with the complimentary colors, orange yellow and red orange, it still has flair with a little less pop.
Now, you have created a space with a lot more flair . . . Enjoy!