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Color- J. Peterken

Color Terms

How do you percieve white? When all light wavelengths are reflected back to your eyes.
How do you percieve black? When no light is reflected back to your eyes.
What is hue? Hue is also known as color
What are the primary colors? Red, Blue, and Yellow
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? A color where there is no white or black mixed in it.
What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary
What is a tint? A tint is a saturated color that is mixed with pure white
What is a shade? A shade is a saturated color that is mixed with pure black
What are three colors that are condsidered to be warm colors? Red, Orange, Yellow
What are the three colors that are considered to be cool colors? Blue, Green, Violet
What are the five neutral colors? Black, Grey, White, Brown, Tan
What are the six types of color harmonies? Monochromatic, Analogous, Complementary, Triadic, Split Complementary, Neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? A use of tints and shades of only one color
What is an analogous color harmony? Using three or more colors that are next to eachother on the color wheel
What is a complementary color harmony? Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel
What is a triadic color harmony? Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other
What is a split complementary scheme? Using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of Blacks, Greys, Whites, Browns, and Tans