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Unit 2:DNTHS

Communication of Color DNTHS

analogous colors colors located adjacent to each on the color wheel
CMYK(Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black) the four ink colors used to create most process color printing
color scheme an arrangement of colors designed to create a specific response
color theory relationship between colors often based on their location on a color wheel
color wheel circle containing a spectrum of color
communication of color eye/mind perception of color; meanings associated with color
complementary colors colors located directly opposite one another on the color wheel
custom colors colors designed by the user specifically for a document
hue all tints and shades of a color; red, orange, and blue are all hues
monochromatic colors all the hues (tints and shades) of a single color
pantone color matching system that uses a series of cards to identify specific colors
process color use of many colors in a publication (most commonly CMYK)
RGB (red, green, blue) color model used to display color on computer monitors, tvs, and similar devices
saturation the intensity of a color; how close it is to a pure hue
shade created when black is added to a color
split-complementary colors color scheme consisting of one color combined with the two colors located on either side of its opposite (complementary) color
spot color a printing technique that uses one premixed color ink for each color used in a publication
tint created when white is added to a color
triadic colors using three colors that are equal distance apart on the color wheel
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