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three colors that mix to make all of the other colors
Primary Colors
two colors opposite each other on the color wheel are called
complementary pairs
the lightness and darkness of a color refers to the color's
value
the absence of all color is
white
the presence of all color is
black
primary colors mixed together in equal amounts will make these types of colors
secondary colors
primary colors mixed together in un-equal amounts will make these types of colors
intermediate colors or tertiary colors
list the primary colors
red, yellow and blue
list the secondary colors
orange, green and purple
list the intermediate or tertiary colors
RO, YO, RV, BV, YG, BG
if you mix a complementary pair in equal amounts you will get this
the color wheel's brown also called neutral grey
another name for violet
purple
to lighten a color you add
white
to darken a color you add
black
if you add white to a color you are making a ________ of that color
tint
if you add black to a color you get a _________ of that color
shade
if you add gray to a color you get a _________ of that color
tone
to dull a color you should add a color's
the color's complement
see-through
transparent
not see-through
opaque
tertiary is another name for these colors
intermediate colors
how do you mix lavender?
more white and a little red and blue mixed together first to give you a purple or violet
how do you mix a pink?
more white and a little red
the colors that give a warm feeling to a painting
red, yellows, and oranges
the colors that give a cool feeling to a painting
blues, greens, and violets
one color and it's values is this type of color scheme
monochromatic colors
three or four colors next to each other on the color wheel are used for this type of color scheme
analogous colors
these three colors are equal distance apart on the color wheel and are considered this type of color scheme
color triad i.e. red, yellow, and blue
a formal arrangement the colors
color wheel
another name for color refers to the main color
hue
how do you mix 6 drops of orange?
3 red + 3 yellow = 6 orange
how do you mix 7 drops of yellow-green?
3 yellow + 4 green = 7 yellow green
how could you mix black if you did not have any?
mix equal amounts of red, yello, and blue together
how do you mix 10 drops of violet?
5 red + 5 blue = 10 violet
list the neutral colors
white, black, and grey
list the six warm colors
YG, Y, YO, O, RO, R, RV
list the cool colors
YG, G, BG, B, BV, V, RV
what two colors on the color wheel can be considered either warm or cool
YG and RV
an object is visible only to the extent that it _________ light
reflects
colors next to each other on the color wheel are called
analogous
________ colors tend to come forward in a picture
warm
________ colors tend to recede in a picture
cool
The complement of orange
blue
The complement of violet
yello
The complement of green
red
the coloring matter in inks, crayons, and paints
pigments
without this we can't see color
light
What is another name for color?
hue
The brightness or dullness of a color is referring to that color's _____________
intensity
why does an apple look red
because it absorbs all other colors except red, which it reflects
using lighter and darker values to make something in a painting look 3-D is known as __________ and also ________________
shading and chiaroscuro