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QIV Material: Color Theory and Cosmetics

cells which perceive light as black, white, and grey rod cells
cells which perceive color cone cells
the colors of the spectrum in order ROYGBIV
the name of a chromatic color, can be combined hue
the lightness or darkness of a color value
vividness or dullness of a color, cannot be raised any higher than the level of the pure hue intensity
primary hues in the Prang system (3) red, yellow, blue
secondary hues in the Prang system orange, green, purple
tones of the colors on the color wheel are known as ____ colors tertiary colors
the three colors from which all others are derived by combination; they themselves cannot be made primary hues
an equal mixture of two primary hues creates a secondary hue
when you add white to a hue you are creating a tint
when you add black to a hue you are creating a shade
when you add grey to a hue you are creating a tone
these colors reflect more sunlight and heatwaves warm colors
these colors absorb sunlight and heatwaves cool colors
advancing colors warm colors
receding colors cool colors
the warmest color orange
the coolest color blue
colors which are opposites on the color wheel complementary
highest value color yellow
lowest value color purple
these colors are more relaxing and calming, excessive use can be depressing cool colors
these colors are cheerful and stimulating, excessive use can be loud warm colors
combo: monotony, one hue with all its tints, tones, and shades monochromatic
combo: analogy, adjacent colors from the color wheel placed next to each other (could clash) analogous
combo: opposites on the color wheel, brings out the best in each color, but each color fights for attention complementary
combo: use three hues at least three colors apart on the color wheel, but only one color at full intensity (ex: 3 primaries or 3 secondaries) triad
combo: use of three colors, a dominant hue with two hues on either side of the complement (ex: yellow as dominant with blue-purple and red-purple) split complement
combo: use four colors, 2 adjacent hues and their complements (ex: yellow and yellow-orange, purple and blue-purple) double complement
combo: use four colors, two separated hues (not adjacent) and their complements tetrad
combo: two hues which differ and are not complementary (ex: one warm and one cool) contrast
point-lighting, straight line of light directly from the source to the object direct lighting
semi-diffused lighting, breaking up light rays with a shade or bowl, light is scattered semi-direct lighting
diffused lighting, pointing light to a wall and off of it, no shadows or highlights produced indirect lighting
white light, good for fabrics and wood, but can distort cool colors incandescent
tube lighting causing atoms of gas to glow with electrons, very little heat, more light-high in blue and green, little red and orange, dull warm colors in cosmetics and woods fluorescent
internal cosmetizing is achieved by arterial injection
external cosmetizing is achieved by cosmetic application
cosmetic: water/alcohol base which leave a dry film behind upon evaporation liquid
cosmetic: does not cover wax liquid
cosmetic: lanolin base which keeps moisture in, covers discolorations, mixes with wax cream cosmetic
cosmetic: dry, light application powder
completely see-through transparent
semi-opaque translucent
no light passes through, reflects the maximum color of light opaque
most important color in cosmetics brown
undercoating, undertoning, foundation-which step of the cosmetics process is this? complexion, first step
adding small amounts of darker color on top of foundation color to emphasize shape of face or to get a closer color match-what number step? alteration color, second step
highlighting those parts of the face that need to be larger or brought forward with a lighter color-what step is this? corrective shaping, third step
accenting the areas of the face that are usually redder in life (cheeks, lips, ears, chin, lower nose, male forehead, knuckles, nails)-what step? warm areas, fourth step
use over cream foundations to set, but leave some shine-what step? powder application, fifth step
a good protectorate from stains, chemicals, and dehydration massage cream
do not use on areas to be waxed/hair application or on liquid based cosmetics massage cream
Created by: amyziolkowski