WALL PAINT INSPIRATION

COLOR EXPLORATIONS.png

To generate options for paint colors we searched both precedents of painted garden walls as well as extracted swatches from local murals.

The resulting swatches can be seen below.

Color_Swatches


Friday April 21 Update

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Our discussion from class today revealed a preference for vibrant color on the wall. The vibrant color maintains interest throughout winter.


Below are the swatches overlaid on the wall with a preliminary representation of the ceramic pieces arrayed on the wall.

A couple discussions emerged:

  • Brighter colors (example B) vs muted colors (example T).
  • Paint entire wall vs portion of wall.

The wall is shown both painted entirely, and alternately, a portion of the wall painted around the installation. The idea to paint a portion of the wall emerged after seeing some of the more bright and intense colors and sensing that painting the entire wall with these  brighter colors was a bit overwhelming.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Once we have a route toward brighter colors vs muted colors and an idea of color family (reds, blues, yellows, greens etc.) we will look at specific paint colors that match that route.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s