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Heinemann 13

Color terms

what are the primary colors? red, blue, yellow
what is color? is the color of design.
how is color perceived? Color occurs when light in different wavelengths strikes our eyes. Objects have no color of their own, only the ability to reflect a certain wavelength of light back to our eyes.Colors appear different depending on whether you view them under incandes
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself. Each different hue is a different reflected wavelength of light
what are the secondary colors? violet, green, orange
what are the Tertiary colors? Red-violet Blue-violet Blue-green Yellow-green Yellow-orange Red-orange
what are Tints and Shades? A tint is a saturated color that is mixed with pure white color.A shade is a saturated color that is mixed with pure black color.
what are Neutral Colors? Black, Grey, White, Brown, & Tan
what are Warm & Cool Colors? warm colors are red orange and yellow. cold colors are blue green and viotet.
what are Color Harmonies? Monochromatic, Analogous, Complementary, Triadic, Split Complementary, and Neutral
what is Monochromatic Color Harmony? they are achieved by using tints and shades of only one color.
what is Analogous Color Harmony? Are done by using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
what is Complementary Color Harmony? Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel.
what is Triadic Color Harmony? Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other.
what is Split Complementary Harmony? This is created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement.
what is neutral color harmony? Any combination of Blacks, Grays, Whites, Browns, & Tans.
Created by: Heather1993