Colour theory wheel illustrated china mug
Beautiful fine china mug featuring the colour theory wheel, featuring a diagram of colour and refraction from a late 19th century teaching aid. Comes gift boxed and holds 380 ml.
The colour wheel is the basis of colour theory for the visual arts, because it shows the relationship between colours. Colours that look good together are called a colour harmony. Artists and designers use these to create a particular look or feel. Invented in 1666 by Isaac Newton, who mapped the colour spectrum onto a circle which has been used as teaching aid.