Optics & Colour

Complementary pairs are chromatically balanced as each pair contains all three primaries
red, yellow, and blue (RYB)

We have a physiological relationship with complementary hue contrasts
When eyes become saturated, our eyes produces its complement.

What is this called?
Afterimage 

Stare at this image for 20–60 seconds
Result…. A negative afterimage will appear

After Image

After Image

 

 

 

 

Example of a chromatic painting using optical black, with tints.

Li Songsong, Craving and Flaws, Oil on Canvas, 200 X 260 cm (79 x 102 inc.)

Li Songsong,
Craving and Flaws, Oil on Canvas, 200 X 260 cm (79 x 102 inc.)

comp colours edited

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