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Color Terms

How do you percieve white? all the wavelengths are reflected back into your eyes
How do you percieve black? no light is reflected to your eyes
What is hue? hue refers to the color itself, each different hue is a different reflected wavelength of light
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? true color
What three groups make up the color wheel? primary, secondary, tertiary
What is a tint? a saturated color that is mixed with pure white
What is a shade? a saturated color that is 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, grey, white, brown, tan
What are the six types of color harmonies? monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triadic, split complementary, neutral
What is a monochromatic color harmony? using tints and shades of only one color
What is an analougus color harmony? using three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
What is a complementary color harmony? two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel
What is a triadic color harmony? three colors that are located with in equal distance of each other
What is a split complementary scheme? using any color and the two colors located next to that colors complement
What is a neutral color scheme? any combination of blacks, grays, whites, browns and tans
Created by: kolivieri