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1 Color Elements of Design

2 Color Most significant element of design.
Can create illusions using warm and cool colors. Allows people to express individuality. Warm Colors: Orange, red and yellow Seen in areas of high activity, such as kitchen and family room. Cool Colors: Blue, green and violet Popular in bedrooms, bathrooms, and home offices because of their relaxing effects.

3 Color Illusions Warm-colored objects appear closer than cool colored objects. High ceiling painted a dark color seems lower Low ceiling painted a lighter color appears higher. Bold, bright colors make objects stand out.

4 Components of color Utilizing your books, please define the following color terms: Pigment Hue Intensity Complement Value Tint Shade Tone

5 COLOR WHEEL Primary Colors: Red, Yellow, and Blue
Used to create all other colors on the color wheel.

6 COLOR WHEEL Secondary Colors: Orange, violet and green
Made by mixing equal amounts of neighboring primary colors together Violet-Red and Blue Orange-Red and Yellow Green-Yellow and Blue

7 COLOR WHEEL Tertiary/Intermediate Colors:
Made by adding a primary color and it’s neighboring secondary. Primary is always listed first. Red-Orange Yellow-Orange Yellow-Green Blue-Green Blue-Violet Red-Violet

8 Color Wheel Create your own color wheel using paint, colors or color pencils!

9 Color Psychology Divide a piece of paper into 3 columns.
Column 1: Color Column 2: Psychological Associations Column 3: Business or brands that predominantly feature this color (this will take some brainstorming on your part)

10 Color Schemes

11 Color Schemes There are certain groups of colors that work together very well…they might be referred to as Color Schemes. Make sure when using color schemes to select colors that you like. There are some basic color schemes that have worked well for many years…

12 Monochromatic A color scheme using one color, and tints, tones and shades of that color.

13 Analogous A color scheme using colors next to each other on the color wheel. Note that even though these are very bright hues of 5 colors next to each other on the color wheel, that they are analogous, even though they are bright.

14 Complementary A color scheme using colors opposite each other on the color wheel. Note again that even though the colors are dulled red and green, they are still complementary.

15 Double Complementary A Color scheme using two sets of complementary colors.

16 Split Complementary A color scheme using one color, and the colors on either side of it’s complement.

17 Triad A color scheme using three colors equal distance from each other on the color wheel.

18 Neutral A color scheme using whites, blacks, grays and beiges.

19 Warm Colors Colors on the warm side of the spectrum…red, yellow, orange.

20 Cool Colors Colors on the cool side of the spectrum…blue, violet, green.

21 Choosing Color Schemes…
Select your favorite color Add to an established color scheme Select colors based on the feelings or mood you wish to create. Evaluate parts of the room that cannot be changed, then consider color choices that will complement existing furnishings. Select colors that complement a particular work of art (quilt, favorite picture, etc.) Select colors that complement a chosen fabric or wallpaper.

22 RoomPlanner Color Schemes
You are going to pick your favorite furniture arrangement from Monday, April 26th. Using the information you’ve learned about color schemes, you are going to recolor and screen shot each color scheme.

23 Color Schemes Monochromatic Analogous Complementary
Double Complementary Split Complementary Triadic Send to Screen shot and label each room with the correct color scheme.

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