A Pop Of Color Inspired By Pop Art

16 October 2012

Dear Diary,

Do you ever have trouble figuring out what color to paint something? For example, I purchased this great coffee table for a client recently. It was red when I bought it. But sadly red wasn’t in the color palette, so I had to paint it another color. But what color?

Sometimes I like to use art as an inspiration for color. This is because artists know more than regular people about what color things should be. Because the home I’m working on has a lot of quirky elements and bright colors, I decided to use Roy Lichtenstein as my inspiration for a pop of color on the coffee table. For those of you who’ve forgotten, Lichtenstein is that artist that made all the pop art that looks like comic books. His work features a lot of rich reds, blues, and yellows.

For the coffee table, I went with a bright yellow. I needed something that would pop like the red did to accentuate the clean, graphic lines of the table.

I’m happy with the way the table turned out and now I want to incorporate even more pop elements into the project.


9 Comment

  1. Catherine Soria says:

    Yay for yellow!

  2. KOJohnson says:

    Yellow is the best color. And you chose a particularly nice yellow there, too.

  3. Doris says:

    what a beautiful piece, the yellow is perfect!

  4. elisabeth says:

    the yellow is perfect, and i agree, you need to incorporate even more pop éléments ! just keep the coffe table, armchair and sofa !!!
    ceci dit i j’adore ton blog

  5. Lori says:

    That table is amazeballs.

  6. Leah says:

    super happy color! looks great.

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  8. elizabeth says:

    your really talented i hope you never stop

    1. elizabeth says:

      opps i thought you drew those paintings:(sorry

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