Cool Colours – Colours associated with cold things
Cool colours are those in the blue and purple values.
To remember the cool colours, associate them with things that make you cold.
Think of the colour of your hands if they get cold, this will remind you that the cool colours are blue and purple.
COOL COLOURS = Think of the colour of cold hands
Hokusai used cold colours intentionally to create the Great Wave off Kanagawa. He used a wide range of blues to create that cold feeling in the picture.
Hokusai, Great Wave off Kanagawa, 1831