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Analogous Color Theory

How to Use Analogous Colors

– Posted in: Coloring Tutorials

Are you ready to dip your toe once again into the world of color theory? This video lesson on the analogous color scheme was originally broadcast on Facebook during one of my weekly LIVE events and will give you a fun and easy understanding of analogous colors and how to use them.

So next time you sit down to a coloring page or coloring book, and you’re struggling to pick colors, remember this lesson and quickly and easily select analogous colors that not only look great together but make you look like a coloring pro!

Free Color Wheel Worksheet

Free Color Wheel Worksheet


Click this image to download, print and color a FREE color wheel I made for you to practice your color theory! Be sure to watch the above video to see how I use this worksheet to not only choose my colors but to get a better understanding of my coloring tools.

First color with colored pencils, gel pens, markers, crayons and more. Then cut out each of the small circles to organize and create beautiful color combinations.

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  • Daisy Machado February 8, 2017, 5:05 pm

    I loved tip. Really helpfull

    • Jennifer Stay February 8, 2017, 5:09 pm

      Great! Thank you Daisy.

  • Diana February 12, 2017, 12:17 am

    Great explanation!

  • L Pham June 13, 2017, 6:11 am


  • Sherry June 17, 2018, 10:25 pm

    I was hoping to see a finished example of the use of the selected colors on your coloring page.

  • JANICE DRIVER-WATERS July 29, 2018, 6:39 am

    I want deep rich coloring would jel pen give than deep color

  • Priscilla Ware July 11, 2020, 2:36 pm

    We all need sunshine! Thank you so much, this will make a great card.

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