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Color-C. Gawe

Color Terms

What is color? an element of design
How is color perceived? it occurs when light in diff. wave lengths hits our eyes
What are the three kinds of light? incandescent, fluorescent, and natural
What are the three kinds of colors? primary, secondary, and tertiary
what are the primary colors? red, blue, and yellow
what are the secondary colors? colors mixed by two primary colors: violet, green, and orange
What are the tertiary colors? when you mix one primary and one secondary: blue-violet, red-violet, blue-green, yellow-green, yellow-orange, red-orange
What is a hue? a colorex. green or red
what is a tint? a sarurated color mixed with a white color (the more white the lighter it gets)
What is a shade? a saturated color mixed with black (the more black the darker it gets)
What are some warm colors? red, orange, and yellow
what are some cool colors? blue, green, and violet
what are some neutral colors? black, grey, white, brown, and tan
What are some color harmonies? monochromatic, analogous, complementary, tradic, split complementary, neutral
WHat is Monochromatic color harmony? and give an example i achieved by using tints and shades of one color ex. navy blue, bright blue, and baby blue in a room
WHat is Analogous color harmony? and give an example achieved by using 3 or more colors next to each other on color wheel ex. blue, blue-green, green
What is Complementary color harmony? and give an example two colors that are directly across from each other ex. yellow and violet
What is Triadic color harmony? an give an example three colors that are within an equal distance of each other ex. red, blue, and yellow
what is Split complementary harmony? and give an example created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement ex. yellow, red violet, blue violet
What is Neutral color harmony? any como of blacks, greys, whites, browns, and tans
How is White Percieved? When wavelengths hit your eye
How is black perceived when no wavelengths hit your eyes
What is a saturated color? the color with nothing added
Created by: cheryllgawe



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