Wednesday, July 4, 2012

BASIC COLOR SCHEMES #2

Split Complementary – this scheme is used when one color is combined with the two colors on opposite sides of its complementary color.


Source: http://www.the-creative-home.com/decorating-with-color.html

Again, using the 3 primary colors red, blue, and yellow, Looklet model Matilda will show you how it may turn out.

The color wheel is provided for quick reference.



Primary color RED split compliments with BLUE-GREEN and YELLOW-GREEN
Top - Jil Sander Navy Shirt
Pants - Morgan
Handbag - Maharani of Tirapunji
Flats - Marc Jacobs






Primary color YELLOW split compliments with RED-VIOLET and BLUE-VIOLET
T-Shirt - H&M
Skirt - Sonia By Sonia Rykiel
Bracelet - Afroart
Flats - Longchamp



Primary color BLUE split compliments with RED-ORANGE and YELLOW-ORANGE
T-Shirt - Jil Sander Navy
Pants - Ann Pure Nature
Belt - Marc O Polo
Heels - Marc By Marc Jacobs


Note : Extra effort exerted in creating these looks!

16 comments:

  1. I also posted about blocking colors on my fashion blog here. I have it saved on my phone gallery as well to make sure that I have guidance (as if I go out always, LOL!)

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  2. nice post.. love color blocking as well, but like you said extra effort is needed :)
    especially love the 2nd to the last photo :)

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    1. Bah! Thanks for the appreciation! ;0

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  3. me too, I also have a post about color blocking. I love the first photo and I'll try that color combination one of these days. xo

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  4. What program are you using here? It looks so cool.

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    1. It's just Looklet :) I crop the pictures right after

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  5. I like the primary color combination. Warm and attractive!

    Lizzie of Spell Fashion

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    1. It's the simplest, if you ask me :) Thank you

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  6. this is very nice... I learn a lot on color combination. Same as Gene, wondering what program are you using to create this one. I am looking forward to know.

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    1. Looklet! It's so much fun! :) You can also try Polyvore

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  7. this post is cool. I love the second photo..

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    1. Thank you! Me too, simple and easy to create :)

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  8. nice color combination..i love the first photo..:)

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    1. Thanks for the appreciation....it was CHALLENGING trying to come up with split compliments for my readers. But I loved doing it anyway!

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