3 Color WheelHue-Separates one color from another and represents the name of colors.The color wheel is divided into three categories: primary, secondary, and tertiary.
4 Primary Color – natural colors; red, yellow, & blue HuesPrimary Color – natural colors; red, yellow, & blueThese colors are considered to be foundation colors because they are used to create all other colors.
5 Secondary Colors – equal mixture of two primary colors; HuesSecondary Colors – equal mixture of two primary colors;Red & Yellow = OrangeYellow & Blue = GreenRed & Blue = Purple/Violet
6 Color WheelTertiary color – equal mixture of a primary and secondary color.Example: These colors are red-orange, red-violet, yellow-green, yellow-orange, blue-green and blue-violet
7 Intensity (chroma) Value – brightness or darkness of a color. -Neutral colors: Black, white, gray-Black: lowers-White raises
8 Color WheelTone – add gray to make a color dull; dusty rose is a tone of pink.Color Harmonies – combinations of color that are pleasing to the eye.
9 Color Wheel ValueTint – Add white to make a color brighter, pink is a tint of red
10 Color WheelShade – add black to make a color darker, burgundy is a shade of red.
11 Colors are also divided into cool and warm categories. Cool and Warm ColorsColors are also divided into cool and warm categories.The cool colors are green, blue and violet.Moves objects away.Warm colors are red, orange and yellow.Move colors toward people.
13 Color Schemes Related Color Monochromatic - one hue with its tints, shades and tones, ex. Red, pink, mauve, burgundy.Analogous - This schemeuses adjacent hues.-three or more hues that are next to eachother on the color wheel.Ex. Yellow – green, yellow & yellow –orange, red, red-orange, and red-violet.
14 Color Principles (Contrasting) Complementary – two colors opposite each other on the color wheel. Ex. Red and green.
15 Complementary ColorsIf two hues are opposite each other on the color wheel they are considered to be complementary colors.When used together in a design they make each other seembrighter and moreintense. (example:red and green)
16 Split-Complementaryany color with the two colors on each side of its complement. Ex. Yellow with blue-violet and red-violet.
17 Split ComplementaryThis color scheme uses three colors: any hue and the two adjacent to its complement. (example: red,yellow-green,and blue-green)
18 Color PrinciplesTriadic – three colors that are equally spaced on the color wheel. Ex. Yellow, red and blue.
19 TriadicThis scheme also uses three colors. They are evenly spaced from each other.(example: red, yellow, and blue)
20 Double Complement This color scheme uses two pairs of complements. (example: yellow andviolet, blue and orange)
21 Tetrad This scheme uses four colors evenly spaced on the color wheel. A primary, secondary and two tertiary colors are used.(example: red, green,yellow-orange, andblue-violet)