Presentation on theme: "DESIGN’S MOST EXCITING ELEMENT"— Presentation transcript:
1 DESIGN’S MOST EXCITING ELEMENT COLORDESIGN’SMOST EXCITINGELEMENT
2 COLOR HAS THREE DIMENSIONS OR QUALITIES: HueValueIntensity
3 The name given to a color. HUEThe name given to a color.RED YELLOW VIOLET
4 The lightness or darkness of a color VALUEThe lightness or darkness of a color
5 Made by adding white to a color so that it is lighter. TINTMade by adding white to a color so that it is lighter.=+HUE WHITE TINT
6 Made by adding black to a color so that it is darker. SHADEMade by adding black to a color so that it is darker.+=HUE BLACK SHADE
7 The brightness or dullness of a color. INTENSITYThe brightness or dullness of a color.FUSCHIA HIGH INTENSITYOLIVE LOW INTENSITY
8 Can be used with most colors NEUTRALS(NOT REALLY COLORS)No colorWhiteAll colorsBlackWhite + BlackGrayCan be used with most colorsBeige
9 A GUIDE TO STUDY HOW TO CHOOSE AND COMBINE COLORS COLOR WHEELA GUIDE TO STUDY HOW TO CHOOSE AND COMBINE COLORS
10 PRIMARY HUES Pure and basic Cannot be made from any other colors REDYELLOWBLUEPure and basicCannot be made from any other colorsAll other colors are made from theseEqual distance from each other on color wheel
11 SECONDARY COLORS Made by mixing equal amounts of 2 primary colors Found halfway between the primary hues on the wheel+ORANGE=+=GREEN+=VIOLET
12 INTERMEDIATE (TERTIARY) HUESMade by mixing equal amounts of adjoining primary and secondary colors.
13 THE COLOR WHEEL CAN BE DIVIDED INTO WARM AND COOL COLORS
14 WARM COLORS Appear hot like the sun or like fire Give feelings of gaiety, activity or cheerfulnessAppear to advance-they make body look largerCan give a nervous impression if overdone
15 COOL COLORS Remind us of water or sky Give feelings of quietness or restfulnessAppear to recede and make body look smallerCan be depressing if overdone
16 MONOCHROMATIC COLOR SCHEME This is a one-color plan that uses different tints, shades and intensities of the colorBLUE
17 ANALOGOUS COLOR SCHEME This color scheme uses related, or neighboring colors on the color wheel with varying values and intensities of the colors.
18 COMPLEMENTARY COLOR SCHEME This color scheme uses opposite hues on the color wheel. These colors are across from each other on the wheel and have great contrast.
19 SPLIT-COMPLEMENTARY COLOR SCHEME This color scheme uses three colors, one color with the two colors on each side of its complement.VIOLET
20 TRIAD COLOR SCHEMEThis color scheme combines three colors equidistant on the color wheel and has a great deal of contrast.
21 ACCENTED NEUTRAL COLOR SCHEME This color scheme combines white, black, gray or sometimes beige with a bright color accent.
22 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.