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October 21, 2014 Entry task: Explain ROY G BIV. Target: Identify color names and physical features.
Color in Fashion Colors have names and physical features distinguishing them from others~ just like people.
Color Wheel A color wheel is the spectrum bent into a circle. The Color Wheel describes the relationships between colors and a useful tool for organizing colors It is laid out so that any two PRIMARY colors (red, yellow, blue) are separated by the SECONDARY colors (orange, violet, and green).
Color Wheel~ Secondary and Intermediate Colors Tertiary color – equal mixture of a primary and secondary color. Example: red & orange = red-orange Tint – Add white to make a color brighter, pink is a tint of red Shade – add black to make a color darker, burgundy is a shade of red.
Color Characteristics Hue~ refers to a color’s name Value or chroma~ lightness or darkness Intensity or tone~ describes the amount of color present; how bright or dull it is.
Color’s Personality The impression color makes Warm colors. Warm colors express warmth; they are red, yellow and orange. Warms cause and object to appear larger or closer Cool colors. Cool colors have the feel of being cold or cool; they are blue, violet and green. Cools cause an object to appear smaller or farther away
Color Plans 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. Complementary – two colors opposite each other on the color wheel. Ex. Red and green.
Color Schemes Split-Complementary – any color with the two colors on each side of its complement. Ex. Yellow with blue-violet and red-violet. Triadic – three colors that are equally spaced on the color wheel. Ex. Yellow, red and blue. Accented Neutral- Combination of a large are of one or more neutrals with a small area of color Check out http://colorschemedesigner.com/
Color and Appearance Color can be used to make objects appear larger or small Color can be used to emphasize a feature and draw attention from others Color can be used to enhance your appearance and personal color palette
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