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Clayton 7-8

Color Terms

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How do you percieve white? -White lights occur when all the wavelengths are reflected back to your eye. -White likes broken in a prism has seven hues: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet
How do you percieve black? -Black light occurs when no light is reflected to your eye.
What is hue? -Hue refers to color itself. -Different hue is a different reflected wavelength of light.
What are the primary colors? -The basic colors are used to create all the other colors are known as the primary colors. -You cannot achieve these colors by mixing any other colors together. -These colors include: Red, Blue, and Yellow
What are the secondary colors? -The three colors that are achieved from equal parts of two primary colors make up what we call the secondary colors. -These colors include: Violet, Green, and Orange
What are the tertiary colors? -When you mix equal parts of one primary color, and one secondary color you achieve the tertiary colors. -These colors include: Red-Violet, Blue-Violet, Blue-Green, Yellow-Green, Yellow-Orange, and Red-Orange.
What is a saturated color? -Al of these element; primary, secondary, and tertiary make up what we call the color wheel. -The colors of the color wheel are called saturated colors because there is no black or white in them.
What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary.
What is a tint? -A tint is a saturated color that is mixed with pure white color. *The more white you add to a saturated color, the lighter the color will become.
What is a shade? -A shade is a saturated color that is mixed with pure black color. *The more black that you add to a saturated color the darker the color will become.
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 -Also Accented Neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? -They are achieved by using tints and shades of only one color. Examples: *Navy Blue, Baby Blue, and Bright Blue *Cranberry, Brick Red, and Red *Dark Green, Kelly Green, Light Green
What is an analougus color harmony? -Are done by using three or more colors that are directly new to each other on the color wheel. Examples: *Red, Red-Violet, Violet *Blue, Blue-Green, Green *Yellow, Yellow-Orange, Orange, Red-Orange
What is a complementary color harmony? -Two colors that are directly across from each other on the door wheel. Example: *Yellow/Violet *Green/Red *Blue/Orange
What is a triadic color harmony? -Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other on the color wheel. Examples: *Red, Blue, Yellow *Orange, Violet, Green
What is a split complementary scheme? -This is created by using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement. Examples: *Yellow, Red-Violet, Blue-Violet *Orange, Blue-Green , Blue-Violet *Red, Yellow-Green, Blue-Green
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combo of Blacks, Greys, Whites, Browns, and Tans.
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