Presentation on theme: "Colors!. Hue Hue: The name given to color. Example: Blue is given the name Blue."— Presentation transcript:
Hue Hue: The name given to color. Example: Blue is given the name Blue
VALUE The lightness or darkness of a hue. The value of a hue can be made lighter by adding white, creating a TINT of that hue. Appearance of greater room size or height. Pink is a tint of red, Peach is a tint of orange The value of a hue can be made darker by adding black, creating a SHADE of that hue. Maroon is shade of red. Rust is shade of orange Appearance of smaller room size or height
INTENSITY The Brightness or Dullness of a hue - Created by adding its compliment. Color’s are brightest in their natural form. (i.e. pure yellow, pure red, pure blue) Objects and rooms with Bright high intensity colors seem larger. Bold and intense colors are best used sparingly or as accents Objects and rooms with Dull low intensity colors seem smaller.
Neutrals Neutrals: Not really a “color ”. Examples: Beige, White, Black, grey
PRIMARY COLORS Yellow, Red, & Blue. They occur naturally. By mixing, lightening, or darkening the primary colors, all other colors can be made. No other colors can be combined to create the primary colors. red yellow blue
SECONDARY COLORS Orange, Green, and Violet. Are produced by mixing EQUAL amounts of two primary colors. Red + Yellow = Orange Blue + Yellow = Green Red + Blue = Violet orange green violet
INTERMEDIATE (TERTIARY) COLORS Made by mixing a primary color with a secondary color Yellow-Green, Blue- Green, Blue-Violet, Red-Violet, Red- Orange, and Yellow- Orange Note: The primary color is always listed first. Red-Orange Yellow-Orange Red-violet Blue-Violet Blue-green Yellow-Green
Warm colors Give feelings of liveliness and warmth Colors of the sun, fire Good for rooms you want to be busy and lively
Cool colors Feeling of peacefulness…. but can be depressing if overdone Examples are sky or water Can make a room look smaller Good for rooms you want to be relaxing
MONOCHROMATIC This scheme uses shades and tints of one hue.
ANALOGOUS This scheme combines colors that lie next to each other on the color.
COMPLEMENTARY This scheme uses two hues. The hues must lie opposite each other on the color wheel.
Split-Complementary Schemes Use of the two colors on each side of the first color’s compliment
TRIADIC This scheme combines three hues. The hues must be equal distances apart on the color wheel.
Things to Remember Darker colors make a room appear smaller Dark ceilings make a room seem shorter Light colors make a room appear larger Light ceilings make it appear taller
Paint colors will appear two times darker on your wall than they do on the color swatch