Reflected Color

reflected colorThis still life oil painting by Philip R Jackson demonstrates reflected color on the table in the reds of the tomato's mirror image. (Tension Series: Goodbye Goldfish, 2004, 8 x 10 inches. Private collection.)

What is reflected color?

In art reflected color is a change of hue caused when one color is reflected onto another.

How to paint reflected color

In oil painting glazes are a good way to achieve the subtlety of reflected hues, since a glaze can be built up slowly.

See also: How to use reflected light

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