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Rhoads 4/5

Color Terms

What is a monochromatic color scheme? A scheme that uses variations of one color. (Ex: blue- light blue, dark blue)
What is an analogous color scheme? A scheme that uses three colors that touch on the color wheel.
What is an accented neutral color scheme? A scheme that is all neutral with one color. (Ex: A room that's black, white, tan, and red)
What color scheme is 2 colors opposite on the color wheel? Complementary. (Ex: blue and orange)
How many colors in a split complementary color scheme? 3
What is color? Color is an element of design.
How is color perceived? It's actually light in different wavelengths that strike our eyes.
What are the different types of lights? Natural, Fluorescent, and incandescent.
What is a hue? It refers to the color itself.
What is each different hue? A different reflected wavelength of light.
What are the primary colors? Three basic colors used to create all other colors on the color wheel (They are red, yellow, and blue.
What are secondary colors? Three colors that are made when mixing equal parts of two primary colors. (They are violet, green, and orange)
What are tertiary colors? They are intermediate colors made when mixing equal amounts of a primary and secondary color. (red violet, yellow green, blue green)
How do you name a tertiary color? List the primary color first and secondary color second.
What makes up the color wheel? Primary, secondary, and tertiary colors.
What are saturated colors? Original, true colors with no white or black added to them.
What is a tint? A saturated color mixed with white.
What is a shade? A saturated color mixed with black.
What are warm colors? Red, orange, and yellow.
What are cool colors? Blue, green, and violet.
What are neutral colors? Black, grey, white, brown, and tan.
What is a monochromatic color harmony? It is achieved by using tints and shades of one color.
What is analogous color harmony? This is done by using three or more colors that touch eachother on the color wheel.
What is a complementary color harmony? This is two colors across eachother on the color wheel.
What is a triadic color harmony? Three colors that are located within equal distance of eachother.
What is a split complementary color harmony? This is made by using a color and any other two colors that are next to that color's complement.
What is a neutral color harmony? Any mixture of blacks, greys, whites, tans, and browns.
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