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Sarnecki 2

Color Terms

what are the primary colors? red, yellow, blue.
what is color? an element of design.
how is color perceived? color occurs when light in different wavelenghts hits our eyes. the lighting of the room is also important.
what is hue? hue is the actual color.
how do white and black lights occur? white occurs when ALL the wavelenghts are reflected back into our eye. black occurs when NO light is reflected back.
what are the secondary colors? violet, green, and orange.
what are teritiary colors? when you mix equal parts of 1 primary & 1 secondary. (example: red-violet, yellow-orange.)
what are the colors in the color wheel called? saturated colors because there is no white or black in them.
what are tints and shades? tints are saturated colors mixed with white and shades are saturated colors mixed with black.
what are the warm and cool colors? warm: red, orange, yellow, and sometimes pink. cool: blue and green. purple can be both warm and cool.
what are the neutral colors? black, white, gray, tan, and brown.
what is a monocromatic color harmony? when tints and shades of only one color are used.
what is an analogous color harmony? using three or more colors that are next to eachother on the color wheel.
what is a complementary color harmony? using two colors that are directly across from eachother on the color wheel.
what is a triadic color harmony? using 3 colors that form a triangle across the color wheel from eachother.
what is a split complimentary color harmony? usuing any color and the 2 colors next to it's complimenting color.
what is a neutral color harmony? any combination of black, brown, tan, white, or grey.
Created by: sarsar7