Painting art, with its structural elements such as line, color, taint and texture, has been a common art language for humanity as a means of expession. Color has become a part of literature as an important aide and element of painting art. All the works whether colorful or colorless, reflect the basic qualifications of physical transportation that nature showed the humanity. While some artists use color as the main element of their compositions, some other artists use color as a helper element and express themselves.
Color theories have not only become a basis for painting art but they also have contributed to different art and design areas. Color theories which have been revealed by Pythagoras and many artists and scientists are used in our art education and in teaching color. This article, with the basic structure of color, reveals its usage in different disciplines and its quality in terms of painting art.
Keywords: Color, color theories, color circle , painting art