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Color- A.Cionci

Color Terms

How do you percieve white? White light occurs when all the wavelengths are reflected back to your eye
How do you percieve black? Black light occurs when no light is reflected to your eye
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself
What are the primary colors? Red, yellow, and blue
What are the 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? Colors used in the color wheel are called saturated colors because there is no white or black in them
What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, secondary, and tertiary 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 the three colors considered to be warm colors? Red, orange, and yellow
What are the three colors considered to be cool colors? Blue, violet, and green
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 ex. dark green, kelly green, light green
What is an analougus color harmony? Done by using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel ex. red, red-violet, violet
What is a complementary color harmony? Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel ex. blue and orange
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 split complementary scheme? created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement (Y) ex. orange, blue-green, blue-violet
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of blacks, greys, whites, browns, and tans
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