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Color- O. Dunlevy

Color Terms

What is color? An element od design.
How is color perceived? Colors appear different depending on whether you view them under incandescent, florescent or natural sunlight.
What are the 3 types of light? Icandesent light, Fluorescent light, & natural light.
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself
What are the primary colors? The 3 basic colors used to create all the others- Red, Yellow, Blue.
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-orange Red-orange.
What makes up the color wheel? All of these elements; primary, secondary, and tertiary make up what we call the color wheel.
What is a tint and a shade? A tint is a saturated color that is mixed with pure white color.-white. A shade is a saturated color that is mixed with pure black color.-black.
What are the warm and cool colors? Warm Colors:Red, Orange, & Yellow Cool Colors:Blue, Green, & Violet.
What are the neutral colors? Black, Grey, White, Brown, & Tan
What are color harmonies? Monochromatic Analogous Complementary Triadic Split Complementary Neutral.
What is a monochramtic color harmony? They are achieved by using tints and shades of only one color ex-navy/bright blue/cranberry.
Monochromatic Color Harmony? They are achieved by using tints and shades of only one color.
Analogous Color Harmony? Are done by using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.
Complementary Color Harmony? Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel.
Triadic Color Harmony? Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other.
Split Complementary Harmony? This is created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement.
Neutral Color Harmony? Any combination of Blacks, Greys, Whites, Browns, & Tans.
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