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Iannelli 2

Color Terms

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How do you perceive white? You perceive white when all of the wavelengths are reflected back to your eye. What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, Secondary, Tertiary What is a monochromatic color harmony? A color harmony that uses tints and shades of one color.
What are the tertiary colors? yellow-green, blue-green, yellow-orange, red-orange, red-violet, blue-violet What are the five neutral colors? White, Gray, Black, Brown, Tan What is a neutral color scheme? White, Gray, Black, Brown, Tan.
What is a saturated color? a color in its purest form, without any black or white added to it What are the six types of color harmonies? analougus, monochromatic, complementary, split complementary, triadic, neutral
How do you perceive black? You perceive black when there is no light to reflect back to your eyes. What is a tint? A saturated color mixed with pure white color. What is an analougus color harmony? A color harmony that uses three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself. What is a shade? A saturated color mixed with pure black color. What is a complementary color harmony? A color harmony that uses two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel.
What are the primary colors? Red, Blue, Yellow. What are the three colors that are considered to be warm colors? Red, Orange, Yellow. What is a triadic color harmony? A color harmony that uses three colors of equal distance from each other on the color wheel
What are the secondary colors? Orange, Violet, Green. What are the three colors that are considered to be cool colors? Blue, Violet, Green. What is a split complementary scheme? A color harmony that uses any color and the two colors next to that color's complement.
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