2 What the eye sees when light is reflected off of an object ColorWhat the eye sees when light is reflected off of an objectLIGHT – SubtractiveWHITE = ALL COLORS PRESENTBLACK = NO COLOR PRESENTPAINTS – AdditiveWHITE = No ColorBLACK = ALL COLORS
3 HUEAny colors name. Hue is the quality that differentiates colors from one another.RED BLUE YELLOWORANGE GREEN VIOLET
4 COLOR WHEELVisual representation of the primary, secondary and intermediate colors.
5 RED BLUE YELLOW Primary Colors Primary colors CANNOT by mixing any other colors – but by mixing the primary colors together in different amounts, you can make every other color.You cannot MAKE the primary colors, but you can make everything FROM them.
6 Secondary Colors Orange Violet Green Secondary colors are made by mixing equal parts of 2 primary colors together. They lie in-between primary colors on the color wheel.
7 Intermediate Colors Yellow-Orange Red-Orange Red-Violet Blue-Violet Blue-GreenYellow-GreenIntermediate colors are created by mixing secondary colors together – they go in-between secondary and primary colors on the color wheel.
8 VALUE SHADES - When a color has BLACK added to it - Darker - Low Value TINTS- When a colorhas WHITEadded to it- Lighter- High Value
9 (Pure Hue – Very Intense Color) (Gray added, Duller Intensity) CHROMALevel of SATURATION in a colorSaturation is the INTENSITY of a colorTONE – Made by adding GRAY to a colorHIGH CHROMA(Pure Hue – Very Intense Color)LOW CHROMA(Gray added, Duller Intensity)
12 A Planned Combination of Colors Color SchemeA Planned Combination of ColorsColor schemes are harmonious color combinations.Traditionally, there are 6 different kinds of color schemes:- Monochromatic - Analagous- Complimentary - Split-Complimentary- Triad - Tetrad
13 Complimentary Colors Red & Green Blue & Orange Yellow & Violet Complimentary colors lie directly ACROSS from each other on the color wheel.Complimentary colors really do compliment each other – placing complimentary colors next to each other helps to make areas of emphasis and make things “pop.”
15 Monochromatic Using ONE HUE in varying tints, tones & shades Life, Pablo Picasso, 1903Part of his Blue Period where he painted everything in tints, tones & shades of blue
16 COOL COLORS RECEDE BACKWARDS You can use all warm colors or all cool colors as a color schemeWarm Colors POPYellows, Oranges, Reds Red-VioletsCOOL COLORS RECEDE BACKWARDSGreens Blues Blue-Violets
17 Analagous Colors Red through Blue-Violet Red through Yellow Any 3-5 colors that are next to each other on the color wheelRed through Blue-VioletRed through YellowRed-Violet through Blue-GreenYellow through Blue-Green
18 Split Complimentary Red, Blue-Green and Yellow-Green Blue, Red-Orange and Yellow-OrangeYellow, Red-Violet and Blue-VioletEtc…..
19 Triad Any 3 colors that form a triangle on the color wheel Ex. Primary Colors: Red, Yellow & BlueORSecondary Colors: Violet, Green & Orange
20 Tetrad Any 4 colors that form a triangle on the color wheel Ex. Red-Violet, Red-Orange, Blue-Green & Yellow-Green
39 Assignment: Create a short series of photographs which have specific color choices to produce desired results. Example 1: using a warm, highly saturated colored object to be emphasized to the viewer. Example 2: Create a specific mood - like blue tones or dull tones (low saturation) for sadness Example 3: compose a photograph that has a specific olor scheme (cool colors, warm colors, complimentary colors, etc.) 30 Photographs, Due Tuesday December 15th.