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Color Terms

How do you percieve white? The wavelenghts are reflected back to your eye.
How do you percieve black? No light is reflected to your eye.
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself.
What are the primary colors? three basic colors thay are used in all of the other colors. these colors are red, blue, and yellow.
What are the secondary colors? three colors that are achieved from equal parts of two primary colors, these colors include violet,green, and orange.
What are the tertiary colors? (intermidite colors) When you mix equal parts of 1 primary and 1 secondary.
What is a saturated color? A color on the color wheel.
What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, secondary, and tertiary.
What is a tint? A saturated color mixed with pure white color.
What is a shade? A satureated color 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, traidic, split complementary, and neautral.
What is a monochromatic color harmony? Using tints and shades of only one color.
What is an analougus color harmony? Using three or more colors thay are next to eachother on color wheel.
What is a complementary color harmony? Two colors that are directly across from eachother on color wheel.
What is a triadic color harmony? Three colors located within equal distance of eachother.
What is a split complementary scheme? Created by using any color and two colors locted next to that colors compliment.(Forms a Y)
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of black, greys, whites, browns, and tans. (accented neutral- all neautral with one pop of color)
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