Presentation on theme: "COLOR DESIGNS MOST EXCITING ELEMENT COLOR WHEEL A GUIDE TO STUDY HOW TO CHOOSE AND COMBINE COLORS."— Presentation transcript:
COLOR DESIGNS MOST EXCITING ELEMENT
COLOR WHEEL A GUIDE TO STUDY HOW TO CHOOSE AND COMBINE COLORS
PRIMARY HUES 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 RED YELLOW BLUE
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. Yellow-orange Red-orange Yellow-green Blue-green Blue-violet Red-violet
NEUTRALS (NOT REALLY COLORS) No color All colors White + Black Can be used with most colors White Black Gray Beige
THE COLOR WHEEL CAN BE DIVIDED INTO WARM AND COOL COLORS
WARM COLORS Appear hot like the sun or like fire Give feelings of activity or cheerfulness Appear to advance-they make body look larger Can give a nervous impression if overdone Red, Orange, and Yellow
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 Blue, Green, and Purple
Hue Value Intensity COLOR HAS THREE DIMENSIONS OR QUALITIES:
HUE RED YELLOW VIOLET The name given to a color.
VALUE The lightness or darkness of a color
SHADE Made by adding black to a color so that it is darker. + = HUE BLACK SHADE
TINT Made by adding white to a color so that it is lighter. + = HUE WHITE TINT
INTENSITY The brightness or dullness of a color. FUSCHIA - HIGH INTENSITY OLIVE - LOW INTENSITY The intensity of a color changes when GREY is added.
MONOCHROMATIC COLOR SCHEME Different VALUES, TINTS and SHADES of ONE color. BLUE
ANALOGOUS COLOR SCHEME ONE or more colors that are NEXT to each other on the color wheel.
COMPLEMENTARY COLOR SCHEME TWO colors that are OPPOSITE of each other on the color wheel.
TRIAD COLOR SCHEME THREE colors that are the SAME DISTANCE apart on the color wheel.
SPLIT-COMPLEMENTARY COLOR SCHEME A color along with the colors on EITHER side of its COMPLIMENT. VIOLET
ACCENTED NEUTRAL COLOR SCHEME This color scheme combines white, black, gray or sometimes beige with a bright color accent.
All colors are beautiful, depending on personal taste. If not used wisely or combined well, color can cause apparel to look too gaudy or very drab. Harmony results when hues, values and intensities are combined in a pleasing way.