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color-k. baptiste

color terms

how do you perceive white? when all the wave lengths are reflected back to your eye.
how do you perceive black? occurs when no light is reflected to your eye.
what is hue? refers to the color itself, each different hue is a different reflected wavelenght of light.
what are the prmary colors? red, blue, and yellow.
what are secondary colors? violet, green, and orange.
what are the tertiary colors? red-violet, blue-violet, blue-green, yellow-green, yellow-orange, red-orange.
what is a saturated color? tints and shades.
what three groups make up the color wheel? primary, secondary, and tertiary.
what is a tint? a saturated color that is mixed with pure white color.
what is a shade? a saturated color that is mixed with pure black color.
what are three colors that are considered to be warm colors? red, orange, and yellow.
what are three colors that are considered to be cool 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 nuetral.
what is a monochromatic color harmony? achieved by using tints and shades of any one color.
what is an analougus color harmony? are done by using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.
what is a completmentary 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 equel distance of each other.
what is a split completmentary color scheme? created by using any color and thwo colors located next to that colors complement.
what is a neutral color scheme? any combination of blacks, greys, whites, browns, and tans.
Created by: kelly_bieber33