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DC I Unit 2 - Color

Unit 2 - Communication of Color

Colors located adjacent to each other on the color wheel analogous colors
The colors used by inkjet and laser printers. Also known as process colors CMYK
An arrangement of colors designed to create a specific response. Color Scheme
Relationship between colors often based on their location on a color wheel Color Theory
Circle containing a spectrum of color. A visual representation of colors arranged according to their chromatic relationship. Color Wheel
Eye/mind perception of color; meanings associated with color Communication of Color
Colors located directly opposite one another on the color wheel Complementary Colors
Color designed by the user specifically for a document Custom Color
All tints and shades of a color Hue
All the hues (tints and shades) of a single color. The different values of one color Monochromatic colors
Color matching system that uses a series of cards to identify specific colors Pantone
Use of many colors in a publication (most commonly CMYK) Process Color
Color model used to display color on computer monitors, televisions, and similar devices RGB
The intensity of color; how close it is to a pure hue Saturation
Created when black is added to a color Shade
Color scheme consisting of one color combined with the two colors located on either side of its opposite (complementary) color. A main color and the two colors on each side of its complementary color on the color wheel Split-Complementary Colors
A printing technique that uses one premixed color ink for each color used in a publication Spot Color
Created when white is added to a color. Tint
Three colors that are equal distance apart on the color wheel Triadic colors
To ensure that web pages will display the same whereever they are viewed, always use a _____ palette when designing web pages. Web-safe
The "C" in CMYK stands for Cyan
The "M" in CMYK stands for Magenta
the "Y" in CMYK stands for Yellow
The "K" in CMYK stands for Black
The "R" in RGB stands for Red
The "G" in RGB stands for Green
The "B" in RGB stands for Blue
When a limited number of colors are used in a publication, a commercial printer would use ___ color Spot
The Web-safe color palette has ____ colors. 216
The color ____ communicates as soothing, refreshing, healing, natural Green
A popular spot coloring system is _________. It is also the most standardized coloring system used by professionals Pantone
When metallic or flourescent colors are used in a publication, a commercial printer would use ________ color. Spot
Red, red-orange, and yellow are described as Warm
Red, Blue, and Yellow are ________ colors Primary
The color __________ communicates as classic, natural, timeless, and quiet neutral
The color ________ communicates as strong, classic, mysterious, or shows authority Black
Orange, green and violet are called _____ colors Secondary
The color __________ communicates as sharp, friendly, hot Orange
The color ____________ communicates as harmonious, warming, sunny, splendor Yellow
The way each person sees color can vary is known as Human Perception
Monitors use a process known as __________ color Additive
Printers use a process known as __________ color Subtractive
________ colors create a festive mood Bright
________ colors create a calming mood Neutral
The color _________ communicates as pure, bright, innocent, clean White
The color ________ communicates as exciting, dynamic, and is an appetite stimulant Red
RGB color ranges in value from 0 - _____ 255
CMYK uses varying percentages in range from 0% - ____ of each color to reprode color. 100%
Use colors appropriate to the ________ Topic
Consider color _________ with your background color Contrast
Use color _________ across the project Consistency
Red-Violet is a ____________ color Tertiary
Blue-Green is a ___________ color Tertiary
When using sliders or text boxes to specify CMYK color values for some specific color, the values entered in each box usually range from 0 to _________ 100
When using sliders or text boxes to specify RGB Red, the numbers displayed for red would be 255
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