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When you look at a color, your eye actually sees its complementary as a 'shadow' right next to it - although you're not aware of this. (Anonymous)

Generally I will tone the canvas with a complement of the primary color found in the scene. (Kenn Backhaus)

If you want a specific colour to really stand out, put its complementary colour down first. (Gail Boyle)

An artist finds his happiest combination in a play of complementary colors. They are direct contrasts yet do not jar; they awaken the beholder, but do not disturb him. (Charles Burchfield)

The charm of the season – and the day in particular – is to be found in the union of the two complementaries blue and orange. (Charles Burchfield)

All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. (Marc Chagall)

Poetry and painting continue to be companions: they cast their shadow and light, their silences and tones, at the edges of each other. (Pierre Coupey)

I am always hoping to make a discovery here, to express the feelings of two lovers by a marriage of two complementary colors, their minglings and their oppositions, the mysterious vibrations of kindred tones. (Vincent van Gogh)

There are colors which cause each other to shine brilliantly, which form a couple which complete each other like man and woman. (Vincent van Gogh)

Laying complements next to each other makes them scintillating, but mixing them produces a 'muddy' rendering of each color. The mud is good stuff... (Simmie Knox)

I was becoming more and more dissatisfied with the systems of modelling... in tones that were arbitrary... and became much interested in the... effect of complementary colours. (John La Farge)

Put a colour upon a canvas – it not only colours with that colour the part of the canvas to which the colour has been applied, but it also colours the surrounding space with the complementary. (Henri Matisse)

Put a colour upon a canvas - it not only colours with that colour the part of the canvas to which the colour has been applied, but it also colours the surrounding space with the complementary. (Henri Matisse)

The complementary colours that occur when you look into the light are exciting. It's a dance! (Grace Paleg)

Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent. (Dr. Seuss)

Complementary hues lose their color identity when mixed in optically equal combination. I try to select one color which is light in value and another which can go dark if I need it to. (Zoltan Szabo)

The complementary balance of resolve and looseness support each other so well. (Joseph Todorovitch)


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