Color blocking is a styling technique that hasn’t quite been picked up by the masses. It involves some knowledge of the color wheel and a bit of bravery. The main idea is combining different colors that support and compliment each other. To get a great idea of this check out the March cover of Elle Magazine. There you will see singer Katy Perry dressed head to toe in the season’s vivacious colors.
Color Wheel Basics
Most of us have taken a Design Fundamentals or Art Theory class, so here is just a brief summation of one of the most important principals, the color wheel. The color wheel explains how colors evolve and some colors organically pair well with each other. First we have primary colors: red, yellow and blue. Mixing these colors in different combinations creates your secondary colors: green, purple, and orange. Lastly, your tertiary colors results from further mixing. Continue Reading @ bizchicksblogs.com
I’ve actually been color blocking for the longest. I never knew there was a name for it, nor that it would even become a trend.