Silk Painting By Max Medors

1) I think that the cloud background keeps the lines in between the brick from interfering with the letters of my name.

2) I chose warm colors on the inside of the cloud(which includes my name) and cold colors on the bricks. I chose this scheme because it makes it my name pop out more.

3) I excelled in keeping everything nice and clean and organized until after the gudda when I began to paint. In some parts of the painting colors bleed through the gudda and caused colors to blend where i didn't want them to.

Analogous Color

Colors that appear next to each other on the color wheel. Analagous colors have one hue in common. For example, blue, blue-green, and blue-violet all contain blue. Also called related colors.


The visual sensation dependent on the reflection or absorption of light from a given surface. An element of art made up of three distinct qualities: hue, intensity, and value.

Complementary Colors

Colors that contrast with one another. Complementary colors are opposite one another on the color wheel.

Cool Colors

The family of colors that includes greens, blues, and violets. Cool colors bring to mind cool things, places, and feelings.

Gutta Resist

Prevents dye from reaching the fabric; it resists the dye.

Intermediate Colors

Colors that are a mixture of a primary and a secondary color. Blue-green, red-orange, and red-violet are examples of intermediate colors.

Primary Colors

Colors that are mixed to make all other colors. The primary colors are red, yellow, and blue.

Secondary Color

A color made by mixing two primary colors. An equal mixture of primary colors. The secondary colors are green, violet, and orange.

Warm Colors

The family of colors that includes reds, yellows, and oranges. Warm colors bring to mind warm things, places, and feelings.

My Silk Painting

I admire Kenneth's Silk Painting


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