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Color - G. Colacci

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? the color itself.
What are the primary colors? The three basic colors that are used to create all of the other colors (red, blue, yellow)
What are the secondary colors? The three colors that are achieved from equal parts of two primary colors (violet, green, orange)
What are the tertiary colors? When you mix equal parts of one primary and one secondary color (Red-violet,Blue-violet,Blue-green,Yellow-green,Yellow-orang,Red-orange)
What is a saturated color? colors with no white or black in them (all colors on the color wheel)
What three groups make up the color wheel? primary, tertiary, and secondary.
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.
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,Triadic,Split Complementary,Neutral.
What is a monochromatic color harmony? They are made by using tints and shades of only one color
What is an analougus color harmony? they are made 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.
What is a triadic color harmony? Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other.
What is a split complementary scheme? they are created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement.
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of Blacks, Greys, Whites, Browns, and Tans,
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