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Colon 13

Color Terms

What is Color? Element of Design
Primary Colors Red, Blue, Yellow
Secondary Colors Violet, Green, Orange
Tertiary Colors Red-Violet, Blue-Violet, Blue-Green, Yellow-Green, Yellow-Orange, Red-Orange
Warm and Cool Colors Come at you
Tints and Shades A tint is a saturated color that is mixed with pure white colors
Monochromatic They are achieved by using tints and shades of only one color. ex: Navy Blue, Bright Blue, and Baby Blue
Analogous Three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel ex: Red, Red-Violet, Violet
Complementary Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel ex: Yellow & Violet, Green & Red, Blue & Orange
Triadic Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other ex: Red, Blue, Yellow
Split Complementary This is created by using any color and the tow colors located next to that colors complement ex: Yellow, Red-Violet, Blue-Violet
Created by: DemiColon


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