Monday, May 21, 2012

2 More Color Wheels : Candied Fabrics Dye Class

I finished the color wheels from the Earth and Sky Triads.  It took a week to dye the swatches, and another day to whip up the color wheels.  It was a worthwhile exercise, that forced me to really look at the Candiotic Table.  I feel like I have a whole new relationship with the Tables now that I've looked at them so closely in order to decide what colors to include on the wheels.

Here's they Sky Triad in 2 configurations  (on paper) :

Here's the Earth Triad.  These came out so dark on the blue end, that it might be worth doing this one on the Tints Lesson.  The shades would just be black, black and more black.

I took a common garden variety glue stick and glued the swatches to a piece of creme-colored card stock (because that's what I had on hand).  It occurs to me that a color wheel should probably be on plain white, not cream so as not to distort the colors.   Oh well ....

If you're interested in learning how to do this, Sign up here for the online class with Candy G. at Candied Fabrics.  This is from the Controlling Color 101 Class.   I still have 1 more lesson to do, covering tints and shades. 

See the Color Wheels for the Naturals and Brights Triads.

1 comment:

Candied Fabrics said...

These look great, and I am SO GLAD that you're finding these exercises to be helpful! You are getting exactly what I'd hope a student would be getting from this class, and this thrills me to no end! WOOT!