The famed artist and Bauhaus professor Josef Albers was a colour theory pioneer, having spent years of his life developing lessons to help elucidate the way colours appear and interact. He advised students to perform his exercises with pieces of coloured paper, rather than paint. “Color paper avoids unnecessary mixing of paints, which is often difficult, time-consuming, and tiring,” he wrote in his 1963 handbook Interaction of Color.

Source: How to Make a Color Wheel—and 3 Other Color Exercises for Beginner Painters

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