Sunday, November 9, 2008

Class exercise 3

Due to Art Nouveau, which is characterized by organic, especially floral and other plant-inspired motifs, as well as highly-stylized, flowing curvilinear forms. As a result, pastel pale pea, beige, and also pale grey are the colours dominated in this period of time.

Due to the present of the Ballets Russes, billiant primary colour inwild combination are used. Mustards, violets, yellows and blues became popular in day time wear.

Due to the establishment of chanel flesh tone and also pale beige are used. The Men's Dress Reform Party introduced the red colour for the lipstick.


Due to the present of World war II, the colour used are not rich in the quantity of dye. Navy blue, brown and black were rarely seen due to the usage of such a large quantity of dye. Therefore, khaki, Olive,drab colour are used to represent the wartime.

Colour are brilliant during this period, such as green, turquoise (Bayer Company), pale yellow, amethyst, lilac, pink(Jacque Faths) and soft red.

Colourists retrieved to neutral colour and left away for the colourful 50s. Other causes are hippies and also drug scene. Psychedelic colours are used.


Also, the disco fad brought the its own form of glitter and colour to changing the natural to bright red,royal blue, yellow, turquoise, and acid green.


Due to economic boom, sharp colours are used.

With the influences of street, black is dominated for providing the young feeling.

Also, international safety colour, such as the colour for active sporting (red, orange).

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