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Color-D. Smith

Color Terms

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How do you percieve white? An object has no color of its own, it can only reflect a certain wavelength of light back to our eyes.
How do you percieve black? An object has no color of its own, it can only reflect a certain wavelength of light back to our eyes.
What is hue? Hue is different reflected wavelength of light, it is basically the color itself.
What are the primary colors? Red, blue and yellow are the primary colors.
What are the secondary colors? Violet, green and orange are the primary colors.
What are the tertiary colors? Red-violet, Blue-violet, Blue-green, Yellow-green, Yellow-orange, Red-orange are the tertiary colors.
What is a saturated color? There is no black or white in the colors on the color wheel so they are considered saturated colors.
What is a tint? A tint is a saturated color that is mixed with pure white color.
What is a shade? A shade is 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 are considered warm colors.
What are three colors that are considered to be cool colors? Blue, green and violet are cool colors.
What are the five neutral colors? Nuetral colors are black, grey, white, brown and tan.
What are the six types of color harmonies? They are: monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triadic, split Complementary and neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? A monochramatic color harmony is when a room is created using only tints and shades of one color.
What is an analougus color harmony? An analougus color harmony is when a room is done by using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.
What is a complementary color harmony? A complimentary color harmony is done with two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel.
What is a triadic color harmony? A triadic color harmony is when a room consists of three colors that are located within equal distance of each other on the color wheel.
What is a split complementary scheme? A split complimentary scheme is created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement each other.
What is a neutral color scheme? a nuetral color scheme is any combination of blacks, greys, whites, browns and tans.
What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, secondary and tertiary make up the color wheel.
Created by: D-Smith