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color terms

How do you perceive white? when all wavelengths are reflected back to your eye
How do you perceive black? when no light is reflected to your eye
What is hue? a color itself, and each hue has a different way of reflecting light
What are primary colors? The three basic colors that are used to create all of the other colors are known as the primary colors. -Red -Blue -Yellow
What are secondary colors? The three colors that are achieved from equal parts of two primary colors make up what we call the secondary colors -Violet -Green -Orange
What are tertiary colors? When you mix equal parts of one primary and one secondary color you achieve the tertiary colors. Red-violet Blue-violet Blue-green Yellow-green Yellow-orange Red-orange
What is a saturated color? A color on the color wheel; or a color with no white nor black in it
What colors make up the color wheel? Red, yellow, blue, green, blue green,yellow green, yellow orange, red orange, violet, blue violet
What is a tint? A saturated color mixed with a pure white color
What is a shade? A saturated color mixed with a pure black color
What three colors are considered to be warm colors? orange, red, yellow
What three colors are considered to be cool colors blue, green, 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 Neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? achieved by using tints and shades of only one color such as navy blue, blue, baby blue
What is an analogous color harmony? by using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
What is a complementary color harmony? Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel ex- yellow and violet
What is a triadic color harmony? Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other ex- red blue and yellow
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of Blacks, Grays, Whites, Browns, & Tans
What is a split complementary scheme? This is created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement ex- yellow, red-violet, blue- violet
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