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Molder 3

Intro Color Terms

What is hue? The name given to a color
What does intensity mean? The brightness or dullness of a color
What are the three components of the color wheel? Primary, secondary, intermediate (tertiary)
What are the primary colors? red blue and yellow
What are the secondary colors? violet green and orange
What are the tertiary colors? red-violet blue-violet blue-green yellow-green yellow-orange red-orange
How do you make primary colors? You cannot achieve these colors by mixing any other colors together
How do you make secondary colors? They are achieved from equal parts of 2 primary colors
How do you make tertiary/intermediate colors? When you mix equal parts of 1 primary and 1 secondary color
What does the word tint mean? A value lighter than that on the color wheel
What does the word shade mean? A value darker thatn that on the color wheel
What color is added to create a tint? Add white
What color is added to create a shade? Add black
What does a Monochromatic Harmony/Scheme mean? One hue with different tints and shades
What does a Complimentary Harmony/Scheme mean? 2 colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel
What does a Analogous Harmony/Scheme mean? 3 or more colors next to each other on the color wheel
How many colors from the color wheel are represented in a Monochromatic Harmony/Scheme? 1 color is being represented
How many colors from the color wheel are represented in a Complimentary Harmony/Scheme? 2 colors are being represented
How many colors fro the color wheel are represented in an Analogous Harmony/Scheme? 3 or more colors are being represented
What colors are considered warm colors? orange red and yellow
What colors are considered cool colors? blue green (violet)
What colors are considered neutral colors? tans browns and whites
What colors are on each side of the color Blue on the color wheel? blue-green and blue-violet
What colors are on each side of the color Yellow on the color wheel? yellow-green and yellow-orange
What colors are on each side of the color Red on the color wheel? red-violet and red-orange
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