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Mohnacs 13

Color Terms

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How do you percieve white? White light occurs when all the wavelengths are reflected back to your eye.
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself. Each different hue is a different reflected wavelength of light. White light broken in a prism has seven hues: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.
What are the primary colors? Red, yellow and blue.
What are the secondary colors? The three colors that are achieved from equal parts of two primary colors make up what we call the secondary colors.These colors include:VioletGreenOrange
What are the tertiary colors? When you mix equal parts of one primary and one secondary color you achieve the tertiary colors.These colors include:Red-violet Blue-violet Blue-greenYellow-green Yellow-orangeRed-orange
What is a saturated color? a color that doesn't have black or white in them
What three groups make up the color wheel? tints and shades, warm & cool colors, neutral colors
What is a tint? saturated color that is mixed with pure white color
What is a shade? saturated color that is mixed with pure black color
What are three colors that are considered to be warm colors? Red orange and yellow
What are three colors that are considered to be cool colors? Blue green and violet
What are the five neutral colors? Black, Grey, White, Brown, & Tan
What are the six types of color harmonies? Monochromatic, Analogous, Complementary, Triadic, Split Complementary, Neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? They are achieved by using tints and shades of only one color
What is an analougus color harmony? Are done by using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
What is a complementary color harmony? Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel
What is a triadic color harmony? Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other on the color wheel
What is a split complementary scheme? This is created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of Blacks, Greys, Whites, Browns, & Tans
How do you percieve black? Black light occurs when no light is reflected to your eye.
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