Here is another sample of the double complementary color scheme I used at the Raven’s Nest Blues Jam on Wednesday night.
The dominant complements are purple / yellow. The supporting complements are blue / orange. The two are united by the red tone in the ink line that bleeds nicely into each of the colors, acting as a mother color. Several years ago, after reading Stephen Quiller’s Painter’s Guide to Color, I was inspired to try using a mother color to unite my palette.
Painting: Painted on location during the weekly Blues Jam at Raven’s Nest, Quakertown, PA. First drawn with dip pen using Noodler’s Black Swan in English Roses Ink, followed by watercolor