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Gordon 7-8

Color terms

QuestionAnswer
What is color Color is an element of design
How is color perceived Light in different wavelengths strike our eyes
What are the different types of lights Natural, fluorescent, and incandescent
What is a hue Refers to the color itself
What is each different hue A reflected wavelength of light
White light occurs when When wavelength are reflected back to your eyes
Black lights occur when No light is reflected to your eye
Definition of primary colors Three basic colors that are used to create all the other colors
What are the primary colors Red, blue, yellow
Definition of secondary colors Three colors that are achived from equal parts of to primary colors
What are the secondary color Orange, violet, green
Tertiary When you mix equal parts of one primary color and one secondary color
What is a tint A saturated color that is mixed with pure white
What is a shade A saturated color that is mixed with pure black
Warm colors Red, orange, yellow
Cool colors Blue, green, violet
Neutral colors Black, white, tan, grey, brown
What are the color harmonies Monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triadic, split complementary, neutral
Monochromatic Created by using tints and shades of only one color
Analogous Done by using three or more colors next to each other on the color wheel
Complementary color Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel
Triadic Three color that are located within equal distance of each other
Split complementary This is created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement
Created by: Gabbygordon