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Coluzzi 4-5

Color Terms

TermDefinition
What is a monochromatic color scheme? By using tints and shades of only one color
What are three primary colors? Red Blue and yellow
What are secondary colors? Violet green and orange
What is a hue? Refers to the color itself
What is a triadic color scheme? Three colors that are located wiithin equal distance of eachother
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combinations of blacks, greys,whites, browns, and tans
What is a complimentary color scheme? Two colors that are directly acroos from eachother on the color wheel
What is an analogous color scheme? Colors next to eachother on the color wheel
What is an accented neutral color scheme? Includes brown, beige, white, gray, and black
What color scheme is 2 colors opposite from eachother on the color wheel? Color harmonies
How many colors are in a split complimentary color scheme? 12
What are the elememts of design? Line, form, shape, space, movement, color, pattern and texture.
What are the principles of deisgn? Balance, rhythm, proportion/scale,emphasis, and unity.
What is the principle repitition? Reusing the same or simular elements throughout your design.
How does texture effect color? By making an image more intresting.
What do curved lines suggest? Express the ideas of flexibility, softness, and tend to impart these qualities to ant color.
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? That for vertical top anf bottom parts are equal while horizontal is only the left and right part is equal and for radial the elements radiate out of the design.
What do diagonal lines suggest? A striaght line that is on an angle up or across.
What is space? An enclosed area and defined by inner/outer walls.
What are the four types of rhythm? Gradiation, Radiation, Repitition, and Contineous lines.
What is asymmetrical balance When both sides of the room are not identical but appesr to leave the same visual weight.
What is the difference betwwen horizontal and vertical lines? Horizontal runs left to right and vertical lines are up and down.
What is the golden mean? Used to describe proportioning within a piece.
What is the difference between shape and form? Form is the 3-D of a shape and shapes are two dimensioanl where height and width are defined by lines.
What are five types of balalnce? Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Vertical, Horizontal, and Radial balance.
What does unity or harmony mean? All elements and principles of deisgn that work together to create harmony.
What are the two things texture involve? Smooth surfaces to reflect more light and rought surfaces to absorb more light.
What are four types of line? Vertical, Horizontal, Diagonal, and Curved lines.
What is proportion? A principle taht describes the size, location or amount of one element to another.
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Asymmetrical balance.
What is symmetrical balance? When both parts are identical like a butterfly.
What is emphasis? Another name for it? One object or item stands out.
What happens when you use a continuous line? Creates a continuous line for eye to follow.
What is another name for symetrical balance? Formal balance.
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? Informal balance.
What is the difference between gradiation and radiation? Gradiation is when something changes in size and radiation is when lines or design move out from center.
Created by: acoluzzi