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Color Terms

How do you percieve white? white light accurs when all the wavelength are reflected back to your eye
How do you percieve black? black light accurs when no light is reflected to your eye
What is hue? a hue is a color, each different hue is a reflected wavelength of light
What are the primary colors? red, blue and yellow
What are the secondary colors? violet, green and orange
What are the tertiary colors? RV,BV,BG,YG,YO,RO
What is a saturated color? colors used in the color wheel are called saturated colors cause there is no white or black in them
What three groups make up the colors wheel? primary, secondary,tertiary
What is a tint? a saturated color mixed with a pure white color
What is a shade? a saturated color that is mixed with pure black
What are the three colors that are considered to be warm colors? red, orange and yellow
What are the 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? moncchromatic, analougus, complementary, triadic, split complementary and neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? achieved colors by using tints and shades of only one color
What is analougus color harmony? done by using 3 or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
What is a complementary color harmony? using two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel
What is a triadic color harmony? 3 colors that are located with in equal distances of each other
What is a split complementary scheme? choose any complementary color and go directly across dont use that color instead make a "Y" and use those two colors next to that color that was directley across
What is a neutral color scheme? any combo of whites blacks browns and tans
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