Complementary Colors: Blue & Orange

This video explain the basics of how complementary colors work and how they can be used effectively to create color contrast in color art media. This video focuses on blue and orange as an example. By looking at examples in contemporary art and art history, this video discusses the way the complementary colors are laid out in the color wheel, as well as how complementary colors can be implemented into paintings. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artists Alex Rowe and Lauryn Welch.