A fun art activity to experiment with the use of specific colour schemes.
Complementary colours are any two colours that are found directly opposite each other on the colour wheel. Those colours that are located beside each other on the colour wheel are known as ‘harmonious’ or ‘analogous.’ The term ‘monochromatic’ refers to tints, shades and tones of a single colour. These variations are achieved through the addition of black, white or grey to the colour.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
- Art and design
Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design. Pupils should be taught: to create sket...
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