Color theory terms: color terms



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COLOR THEORY TERMS:
COLOR TERMS:

HUE = COLOR

INTENSITY = HIGH CONSINTRATION OF COLOR

TONE – A VALUE OF COLOR (LIGHT TO DARK)

VALUE – LIGHT OR DARK EFFECTS ON COLOR (TONES)

CONTRAST – MEASURE OF BRIGHTNESS IN COLOR (VIVID TONES)

TINT – LIGHT OR WASHED VALUE OF A COLOR /PASTELS/ (WHITENED OR DILUTED)

SHADE – DARKNED COLOR (COMPLEMENT OR BLACK ADDED)

TRIADIC – THREE COLORS RELATED BY HUES = RED + YELLOW = ORANGE

OPAQUE – SOLID COLOR – CAN NOT SEE THROUGH

TRANSLUCENT – TRANSPARENT COLOR – CAN SEE THROUGH
COLOR FAMILIES:

PRIMARYRED - YELLOW - BLUE

SECONDARY – EQUAL PARTS OF TWO PRINMARY COLORS = GREEN – ORANGE – VIOLET

TERTIARY – EQUAL PARTS OF A PRIMARY AND SECONDARY COLOR = RED ORANGE – RED VIOLET – YELLOW ORANGE

YELLOW GREEN – BLUE GREEN – BLUE VIOLEY –



WARM – COLORS WHICH REPRESENT HEAT = RED YELLOW ORANGE…

COOL – COLORS WHICH REPRESENT COOLNESS = BLUE GREEN …
COLOR THEORIES:

MONOCHROMATICTINTS AND SHADES OF ONE HUE

ANALOGOUS – COLORS NEXT TO EACH OTHER ON COLOR WHEEL (HARMONIES)

COMPLEMENTARY – COLORS OPPOSITE OR ACROSS FROM EACH OTHER ON COLOR WHEEL = RED /GREEN

CHROMATIC - ANY COLORS AT ALL


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