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Color - St DiIenno

Color Terms

How do you perceive white? When an object emits all colors, you see white. What is a tint? A saturated color mixed with pure white. What is a complementary color harmony? Uses two colors directly across from each other.
How do you perceive black? When an object absorbs all of the light, it becomes black. What is a shade? A saturated color mixed with pure black. What is a triadic color harmony? Uses three colors equal distance from each other.
What is hue? The color itself. What are three colors that are considered to be warm colors? Red, Orange, Yellow What is a split complementary scheme? Uses any color and the two colors next to the complement.
What are the primary colors? Red, Blue, Yellow What are three colors that are considered to be cool colors? Blue, Green, Violet What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of white, black, grey, tan, and brown.
What are the secondary colors? Green, Violet, Orange What are the five neutral colors? Black, Grey, White, Brown, Tan
What are the tertiary colors? Red-violet Blue-violet Blue-green Yellow-green Yellow-orange Red-orange What are the six types of color harmonies? Monochromatic Analogous Complementary Triadic Split Complementary Neutral
What is a saturated color? A saturated color doesn't have a shade or tint. What is a monochromatic color harmony? Uses tints and shades of only one color.
What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, Secondary, Tertiary What is an analougus color harmony? Uses three or more colors next to each other on the color wheel.
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