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LaMorte 2

Color Terms

How do you percieve white? Color occurs when light in different avelengths strikes our eye.
How do you percieve black? Objects have no color of their own, only the ability to reflect a certain wavelength of light back to our eyes
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself.
What are the primary colors? The primary colors are red, blue, and yellow.
What are the secondary colors? The secondary colors are violet, green,and orange.
What are the tertiary colors? The tertiary colors are Red-violet, Blue-violet, Blue-green, Yellow-green, Yellow-orange, and Red-orange.
What is a saturated color? A saturated color is the colors used in the color wheel because there is no white or black in them.
What three groups make up the color wheel? The primary colors, secondary colors, and the tertiary colors make up the color wheel.
What is a tint? A tint is a saturated color that is mixed with pure white color.
What is a shade? A shade is a saturated color that is mixed with pure black color.
What are three colors that are considered to be warm colors? The warm colors are red, orange, and yellow.
What are three colors that are considered to be cool colors? The cool colors are blue, green, and violet.
What are the five neutral colors? The neutral colors are black, grey, white, brown, and tan.
What are the six types of color harmonies? The six types of color harmonies are monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triadic, split complementary, neutral.
What is a monochromatic color harmony? Monochromatic color harmonies use tints and shades of only one color.
What is an analougus color harmony? Analougus color harmonies use three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.
What is a complementary color harmony? Complementary color harmonies use two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel.
What is a triadic color harmony? Triadic color harmonies use three colors that are located within equal distance of each other.
What is a split complementary scheme? Split complementary color harmonies use any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement.
What is a neutral color scheme? A neutral color scheme is any combination of blacks, greys, whites, browns, & tans.
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