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Color Terms

How do you perceive white? White light occurs when all the wavelengths are reflected back to your eye.
How do you perceive black? Black light occurs when no light is reflected to your eye.
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself.
What are the primary colors? Red, blue, & yellow.
What are the secondary colors? Orange, green, & violet.
What are the tertiary colors? Red-orange, yellow-orange, yellow-green, blue-green, blue-violet, & red-violet.
What is a saturated color? The colors in the color wheel. There is no white or black in them.
What three groups make up the color wheel? Primary, secondary, & tertiary.
What is a tint? A saturated color mixed with pure white.
What is a shade? A saturated color mixed with pure black.
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 the five neutral colors? Black, gray, white, brow, & tan.
What are the six types of color harmonies? Monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triadic, split complementary, & neutral.
What is a monochromatic color harmony? Tints & shades of only one color.
What is an analogous color harmony? 3 or more colors next to each other on the color wheel.
What is a complementary color harmony? Two colors directly across from each other on the color wheel.
What is a triadic color harmony? 3 colors equidistant form each other on the color wheel.
What is a split complementary scheme? Using a color and the 2 directly on either side of its complement.
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of neutrals.
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