COLOR

COLOR HAS THREE DIMENSIONS OR QUALITIES:
Hue  Value  Intensity

HUE The name given to a color. RED YELLOW VIOLET .

VALUE The lightness or darkness of a color .

TINT Made by adding white to a color so that it is lighter. + HUE WHITE = TINT .

+ = HUE BLACK SHADE .SHADE Made by adding black to a color so that it is darker.

HIGH INTENSITY .LOW INTENSITY . FUSCHIA OLIVE .INTENSITY The brightness or dullness of a color.

NEUTRALS (NOT REALLY COLORS) White No color All colors White + Black Black Gray Beige Can be used with most colors .

COLOR WHEEL A GUIDE TO STUDY HOW TO CHOOSE AND COMBINE COLORS .

PRIMARY HUES RED YELLOW BLUE •Pure and basic •Cannot be made from any other colors •All other colors are made from these •Equal distance from each other on color wheel .

SECONDARY COLORS •Made by mixing equal amounts of 2 primary colors •Found halfway between the primary hues on the wheel + = ORANGE + + = = GREEN VIOLET .

.INTERMEDIATE (TERTIARY) HUES Made by mixing equal amounts of adjoining primary and secondary colors.

THE COLOR WHEEL CAN BE DIVIDED INTO WARM AND COOL COLORS .

WARM COLORS Appear hot like the sun or like fire Give feelings of gaiety. activity or cheerfulness Appear to advance-they make body look larger Can give a nervous impression if overdone .

COOL COLORS Remind us of water or sky Give feelings of quietness or restfulness Appear to recede and make body look smaller Can be depressing if overdone .

shades and intensities of the color BLUE .MONOCHROMATIC COLOR SCHEME This is a one-color plan that uses different tints.

or neighboring colors on the color wheel with varying values and intensities of the colors.ANALOGOUS COLOR SCHEME This color scheme uses related. .

These colors are across from each other on the wheel and have great contrast.COMPLEMENTARY COLOR SCHEME This color scheme uses opposite hues on the color wheel. .

VIOLET . one color with the two colors on each side of its complement.SPLIT-COMPLEMENTARY COLOR SCHEME This color scheme uses three colors.

.TRIAD COLOR SCHEME This color scheme combines three colors equidistant on the color wheel and has a great deal of contrast.

gray or sometimes beige with a bright color accent. black.ACCENTED NEUTRAL COLOR SCHEME This color scheme combines white. .

color can cause apparel to look too gaudy or very drab. values and intensities are combined in a pleasing way.All colors are beautiful. If not used wisely or combined well. . depending on personal taste. Harmony results when hues.

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