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DeMarco 2

Color terms

How is color perceived? -color occurs when light in different wavelengths strike our eye -w/o light we don't see color
What is hue? -hue refers to the color itself -each different hue has different reflected wavelength of light -hue is color & color is hue
What are primary colors? -red -blue -yellow
What are secondary colors? -violet -green -orange
What are tertiary colors? -red-violet -blue-violet -blue-green -yellow-green -yellow-orange -red-orange
What is tint? a saturated color mixed with white
What are shades? a saturated color mixed with black
What are the warm colors? -red -orange -yellow
What are the cool colors? -blue -green -violet
What are the neutral colors? -black -grey -white -brown -tan
What are the color harmonies? -monochromatic -analogous -complementary -triadic -split complementary -neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? using tints and shades of only one color
What is an analogous color harmony? 3 or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
What is a complementary color harmony? a combo of colors across from each other on the color wheel
What is a triadic color harmony? a combo of colors that form a triangle on the color wheel
What is a split complementary color harmony? using a color and the colors on either side of the first colors complement
What is a neutral color harmony? any combo of blacks, greys, whites, browns, & tans
Created by: allisondemarco