Mosaic art is based on osobomom relation to possible colors for each color plot consists of a set of point particles, and tsvnt each of them requires a careful selection. Ravenna artists V-VI centuries were able to create various effects using the mutually complementary colors. Thus, the mausoleum Galla Placidia enveloped in an amazing atmosphere of gray. This impression is achieved thanks to the fact that the blue tiled walls ingerera highlighted in orange light coming from the narrow windows of alabaster, stained in this color. Orange and blue – the extra color, blending which gives gray. Visitor to the tomb of all time is under the influence of different streams of light that alternately highlight it blue, then orange, moreover, that the walls reflect it under continuously changing angle.
And this is the game creates the impression of floating gray. In the miniatures of the Irish monks VIII-IX centuries, we find a very diverse and sophisticated colors palette. Affect its brightness to those pages on which a variety of different colors are given with the same luminosity. Achieved here scenic effects of a combination of cold and warm tones do not occur until the Impressionists Van Gogh. Some sheets of 'Kellsskoy book' the logic of her color solution and the organic rhythm of the lines are great and pure as Bach's fugues. Elegance and refined intelligence of these 'abstract' miniature received his monumental stained glass windows in the extension of the . What at first in the manufacture of colored glass, used only a small number of colors (because of this it produces a somewhat primitive impression) explained by the possibilities of glass art at the time.