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Art - Color Theory

Review for Color Theory

Primary Colors The first colors, made from pigments found in nature. Red, Blue, and Yellow. You cannot mix any colors to get these.
Secondary Colors Made by mixing primary colors. Orange, Green, and Purple.
Tertiary or Intermediate Colors Made by mixing a secondary back with a primary color.
Tint Addition of white to a color.
Shade Addition of black to a color.
High Value When white is added to a color. (tint)
Low Value When black is added to a color. (shade)
Intensity How bright or dull a color is.
Hue Another word to describe color.
Three properties of color. Hue, Value, and Intensity.
Complementary Colors Colors across from each other on the color wheel.
Analogous Colors Colors next to each other on the color wheel.
Color Wheel Resource that shows how visible colors relate.
Neutral Colors (Earth tones) Made by mixing all three primaries, complements, or black and white.
Value How light or dark a color is.
Pigment Gives color to paint.
Created by: supercutie15