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Complementary Colours

Ali Hargreaves will tell you everything you need to know about complementary colours, to keep the colours in your paintings looking like they belong. We have plenty of other articles about mixing colours such as Mixing Greys, Fugitive Colour, Colour Theory, and many more.

Complementary colours sit opposite each other on a colour wheel. Used together they will create high contrast colour combinations that appear brighter next to each other. In this super video below, Ali Hargreaves explains this in more depth...