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byAlain Briot 1- Cool Colors Dominance harmonyIn a Cool Colors Dominance harmony we use colors that have a cool quality. These include blues, violets and greensThis color harmony is useful to express feelings of cold or remoteness.  It is also useful to represent scenes where you want the elements to recede away from the viewer and appear distant.

A cool color dominance harmony that uses purples, blues and blue-greens2 -  Example

Example 1 – Lake Sabrina Sunrise, Eastern Sierra Nevada 

3 - NotesCreating a Cool Color Dominance Harmony does not mean there are no warm colors in the image.  It only means that cool colors dominate.- This harmony features a wide range of colors.

- It is therefore different from a Monochromatic Harmony

- Half of the colors on the color wheel are used

4 - Warm Colors DominanceharmonyIn a Warm Colors Dominance harmony we use colors that have a warm quality. These include reds, oranges a...

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