What’s inside this Color Harmonies Workbook?
How do artist’s make color choices and why? Is there a method to their madness? While there are no official “rules” to art there is a science to color. Help your child learn the basics of color with this Color Harmonies Workbook. It’s very easy to follow, requires no art training to teach, and offers an easy to understand definition of each harmony. The five page “workbook” teaches the 4 color harmonies. Inside you’ll get:
- Complementary Color Page
- Monochromatic Color Page
- Analogous Color Page
- Triadic Color Page
- Application Page – a page for selecting one color harmony learned for a project
Ideas for using this Color Harmonies Workbook:
You might like to use this workbook to introduce the color harmonies to your child. Then choose a project to help them in applying their new knowledge. Possible types of art ideas for color harmony projects are:
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Vocabulary Posters (Hue, Value, Warm colors, Cool colors, Primary Colors, Secondary Colors, Tertiary Colors, Complementary/Contrasting Colors)Worksheets:
Warm and Cool Colors
Experimenting with Hue
Experimenting with Value
Experimenting with Contrasting Colors
Experimenting with Warm and Cool Colors
Color Mixing Challenge
- Create your own color wheel and identify the 4 types of color harmonies on the color wheel.
- Teach about an artist such as Mary Cassatt. When making “Mary Cassatt Hats” ask your child to design their hat using one of the 4 color harmony types.
- Make Colorful Characters reflecting one of the four color harmonies choices.
- Make a monochromatic painting. Blend your paint color of choice with white and black to accomplish various shades of the same color.
- Create an Analogous Tree. Choosing and Analogous color harmony create a fall or spring tree with those colors.
- Use complementary colors for a scribble art creature.
- Try making a triadic watercolor seascape.
Here are a few art resources you might want to add to library associated with art: