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Color Terms

How do you percieve white? Occurs when all the wavelengths are reflecting back to your eye
How do you percieve black? When no light is reflected to your eye
What is hue? Refers to the color itself
What are the primary colors? Red, blue, yellow
What are the secondary colors? Violet, green, orange
What are the teritary colors? Red violet, blue violet, blue green, yellow green, yellow orange, red orange
What is a saturated color? Colors used in the color wheel (no white or black)
What 3 groups make up the color wheel? Primary, secondary, teritiary
What is a tint? Saturated color that is mixed with pure white color
What is a shade? Saturated color that is mixed with pure black color.
What are three colors that are considered to be warm colors? Red, orange, yellow
What are three colors that are considered to be cool colors? Blue, green, violet
What are the five neutral colors? Black, grey, white, brown, tan
What are the six types of color harmonies? Monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triadic, split complimentary, neutrals
What is a monochromatic color harmony? Using tints and shades of only one color
What is an analougus color harmony? Three or more colors that are next to eachother on the color wheel
What is a complementary color harmony? Two colors that are directly across from eachother on the color wheel
What is a triadic color harmony? Three colors that are located with equal distance of each other
What is a split complementary scheme? Any color and the two colors located next to that colors compliment
What is a neutral color scheme? Any compliment of blacks, greys, whites, browns, and tans
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