Exercise: Successive contrast

redI really didn’t expect this to work. It is extraordinary… when I stared at a square of cadmium red and closed my eyes I saw a square of blue / green. A very specific colour and definitely the absolute opposite on the colour wheel.

 

greenWhen I stared at a very bright green and shifted my gaze to white, I then saw a kind of pinky red.

This has definitely helped me to understand the science behind the colour wheel and complementary colours.

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