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Color Terms

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How do you percieve white?   White light occurs when all the wavelengths are reflected back to your eye  
How do you percieve black?   Black light occurs when no light is reflected to your eye  
What is hue?   Hue refers to the color itself  
What are the primary colors?   Red, yellow, and blue  
What are the secondary colors?   Violet, green, and orange  
What are the tertiary colors?   Red-violet Blue-violet Blue-green Yellow-green Yellow-orange Red-orange  
What is a saturated color?   Colors used in the color wheel are called saturated colors because there is no white or black in them  
What three groups make up the color wheel?   Primary, secondary, and tertiary colors  
What is a tint?   A tint is a saturated color that is mixed with pure white color  
What is a shade?   A shade is a saturated color that is mixed with pure black color  
What are the three colors considered to be warm colors?   Red, orange, and yellow  
What are the three colors considered to be cool colors?   Blue, violet, and green  
What are the five neutral colors?   Black, grey, white, brown, and tan  
What are the six types of color harmonies?   Monochromatic Analogous Complementary Triadic Split Complementary Neutral  
What is a monochromatic color harmony?   Achieved by using tints and shades of only one color ex. dark green, kelly green, light green  
What is an analougus color harmony?   Done by using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel ex. red, red-violet, violet  
What is a complementary color harmony?   Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel ex. blue and orange  
What is a triadic color harmony?   Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other ex. red, blue, and yellow  
What is a split complementary scheme?   created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement (Y) ex. orange, blue-green, blue-violet  
What is a neutral color scheme?   Any combination of blacks, greys, whites, browns, and tans  


   





 
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