Colour harmony in 3D art: 16 things to consider

Photo of different coloured hallways

As artists, the way we use colours in every aspect of our artwork, including lighting, textures, materials and so on, is vitally important, because colour is one of the fundamental elements of communication and of the interactions we seek with our audiences.

Thus, we need to understand colour thoroughly and use it with utmost care. To achieve this, knowing the history of colour theories may help you when it comes to choosing the right colour wheel as a base for your work. As a next step, understanding colour spaces and attributes will help you understand the basis of colour harmony theories, which we can use to create aesthetically pleasing images even in very simple scenes.

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