Primary Colors red blue yellow Primary colors cannot be made from other colors. All other colors are made by mixing the primary colors.
Secondary Colors Mixing 2 primary colors create the secondary colors Yellow + Blue = Green Red + Yellow = Orange Blue + Red = Purple The secondary colors are: green orange violet (purple)
Tertiary Colors are created when mixing one secondary and one primary color. (i.e. blue + violet = blueviolet) Tertiary Colors are listed below red–orange red–violet yellow–orange yellow–green blue–violet blue–green
Color Wheel There are 12 colors on a common color wheel A color wheel organizes the colors depending on their relationships with each other.
Primary Colors are positioned in a triad or triangle Tertiary Colors are ‘every other one’ in a color wheel Secondary Colors are positioned in a triad or triangle
Assignment Using only yellow, red and blue colored pencils you will fill in and label the color wheel
Layering For Example –To make green press lightly with your first color shading in one direction. Then take the second color and shade in the other direction. Then go back to your first color and so on until you see the color you want. –Press slightly harder with each new layer.
Complimentary Colors are across from each other on the color wheel. red and green blue and orange yellow and purple
Assignment Materials Supplied –Paper squares –White Oil Pastel –Tempera Block Paints Take 1 paper square from each of the piles provided. With the pastel, draw 1 object on each square. Press hard. The 3 techniques below must be used (1 technique per square) CONTOUR CONTINUOUS CONTOUR BLIND CONTOUR
Assign’t Continued Once your images are drawn –fill in the background with the paper’s complimentary color. –Eg: if your paper is blue you use orange paint to fill in the background of your drawing. COMPLIMENTARY PAIRS red and green blue and orange yellow and purple
Monochromatic Colors Monochromatic colors are the tints and shades of a single color