Artistic Terms: Warm and CoolEver been stuck on the word you need to describe a picture? Or been unsure of just what an artistic term meant?Artistic Terms: Warm and Cool by Loriele
This Feature showcases examples of different artistic terms; this feature is devoted to: Colors, warm and cool.
The color wheel http://www.everyjoe.com/articles/files/2008/03/colorwheelwarmcoolcolors.jpgis divided between warm and cool colors. Generally, colors that are considered 'warm' are red, orange and yellow, and those in between
While cool colors are green, blue, and purple.
Of course, these rules are not absolute. Certain shades of green or purple may be green instead of warm, and it is possible to take a color that's generally considered warm, and present it in a cool manner:
Yellow Lavender by staticstock by YellowClub:thumb132086692:
Or to take a a color that's generally considered cool, and present it in a warm manner::