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Mendenhall 7/8

Color terms

QuestionAnswer
how do you percieve white? when all the wavelengths are reflected back to your eye
how do you percieve black? when no light is reflected to your eye
what is hue? colr itself
what are the primary colors? red, blue, yellow
what are the secondary colors? violet, green, orange
what are the tertiary colors? red-violet, blue-violet, blue-green, yellow-green, yellow-orange, red-orange
what is a saturated color? the colors in the color wheel, becasue there is no white or black in them
what three groups make the color wheel? primary, secondary, teritary
what is a tint? a saturated color that is mixed with a pure white color
what is a shade? a saturated color that is mixed with pure black color
what are three colors that are considered to be warm colors? red, orange, yellow
what are three colors that are considered to be cool colors? blue, green, violet
what are five nuetral colors? black, grey, white, brown, tan
what are the six types of color harmonies? monochromatic, analogous, complimentary, tradic, split complementary, neutral
what is a monochromatic color harmony? using tints and shades of only one color (navy blue, bright blue, baby blue)
what is an analougus color harmony? using three or more colors that are next to eachother on the color wheel (red, red-violet, violet)
what is a complementary color harmony? two colors that are directly across from eacother on the color wheel (green, red)
what is a tradic color harmony? three colors tht are located within equal distance of eachother (red, blue, yellow)
what is a split complementary scheme? using any color and the two colors located next to that colors compliment (yellow, red-violet, blue-violet)
what is a nuetral color scheme? any combination of blacks, greys, whites, browns, tans
Created by: Gracemendenhall