· Light colors appear more striking against black or dark colors.
· When dark colors are set against light colors, they look darker than they do on dark colors.
· When light colors are set against dark colors, they look lighter than they do on light colors.
· When two colors are placed next to each other, each tints its neighbor with its own complement. For example, complementary colors viewed side by side seem more intense than if viewed separately.
· Light colors on light grounds can be greatly strengthened if bound by narrow bands of black or dark complementary colors.
Perhaps this weekend, when I have more time I can do these experiments with wool and post pictures of them.
Go forth and be creative,