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Han 2

Intro Color Terms

Hue The name given to a color.
Color Wheel Shows how colors are related to each other.
Intensity The brightness or dullness of a color.
Primary Colors The three basic colors that are used to create all of the other colors. Includes the colors red, blue, and yellow.
Secondary Colors The three colors that are achieved from equal parts of two primary colors.
Red and Blue Violet
Blue and Yellow Green
Yellow and Red Orange
Intermediate or Tertiary Colors When you mix equal parts of one primary and one secondary.
Red and Violet Red-Violet
Blue and Violet Blue-Violet
Blue and Green Blue-Green
Yellow and Green Yellow-Green
Yellow and Orange Yellow-Orange
Red and Orange Red-Orange
Tint A value lighter than that on the color wheel. Add white
Shade A value darker than that on the color wheel. Add black
Monochromatic One hue with different tints and shades.
Complimentary 2 colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel.
Analogous 3 or more colors next to each other on the color wheel.
Warm Colors Orange, red, yellow
Neutral Colors Tans, browns, whites
Cool Colors Blue, green, possibly violet
Four Main Hair Colors Blond, red, brunette, black
Main Eye Colors Black, blue-violet, blue, green, gray, hazel, brown
Created by: Erica Han
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