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Zukowski 1

Color Terms

How do you precieve white? White light occurs when all the wavelengths are reflected back to your eye.
How do you precieve black? Black light occurs when no light is reflected to your eye.
What is hue? Hue refers to colors itself.
What are the primary colors? Red, yellow, and blue.
What are the secondary colors? Violet, green and orange.
What are the tertiary colors? Red-violet Blue-violet, Blue-green, Yellow-green, Yellow-orange, and Red-orange.
What is a saturated color? A color that has no white or black in them.
What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, secondary, and teritary.
What is tint? A color mixed w/pure white.
What is shade? A color mixed w/pure black.
What three colors are considered to be warm colors? Red, orange and yellow
What three colors are considered to be cold colors? Blue, green and violet.
What are the five neutral colors? Black, grey, white, brown and tan.
What are the six types of color harmonies? Monochromatic, Analogous, Complementary, Triadic, Split Complementary, and Neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? Using tints and shades of one color.
What is an analougus color harmony? 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.
What is a split complementary scheme? Uing 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.
Created by: Jessica Zukowski