TOP TIP 5 – SPLIT COMPLEMENT
Last, but certainly not least, is the Split Complement. Now, for the moment, we are only looking at the primary and secondary colours. However, in future blogs, we will introduce the tertiary colours, these control temperature (i.e. warm and cool) and you will see for yourself, that these will bring even more magic into your paintings. But, for the moment, we are keeping things simple.
So, a split complement, is where you pick your main or dominant colour and instead of choosing the opposite complement, you select the 2 colours on either side of the complement, as follows: