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Color Wheel  A tool to use to understand the uses of color.

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1 Color Wheel  A tool to use to understand the uses of color.

2 Color Wheel  Primary Color – natural colors; red, yellow, & blue  Secondary Colors – equal mixture of two primary colors;  Red & Yellow = Orange  Yellow & Blue = Green  Red & Blue = Purple/Violet

3 Color Wheel  Tertiary color – equal mixture of a primary and secondary color. Example: red & orange = red-orange  Value – brightness or darkness of a color.  Chroma – Measure of brightness or dullness.

4 Color Wheel  Tint – Add white to make a color brighter, pink is a tint of red

5 Color Wheel  Shade – add black to make a color darker, burgundy is a shade of red.

6 Color Wheel  Tone – add gray to make a color dull; dusty rose is a tone of pink.  Color Harmonies – combinations of color that are pleasing to the eye.

7 Color Principles  Monochromatic – one hue with its tints, shades and tones, ex. Red, pink, mauve, burgundy.  Analogous – three or more hues that are next to each other on the color wheel. Ex. Yellow – green, yellow & yellow – orange.

8 Color Principles  Complementary – two colors opposite each other on the color wheel. Ex. Red and green.  Split-Complementary – any color with the two colors on each side of its complement. Ex. Yellow with blue-violet and red-violet.

9 Color Principles  Triadic – three colors that are equally spaced on the color wheel. Ex. Yellow, red and blue.  Polychromatic – three or more unrelated colors, select tints, shades & tones.


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