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SCTD Color Theory -Quiz 1

This set is a study guide for Quiz one of Sullivan College of Technology and Design's Color Theory class for graphic design students. It covers the main points of chapter one and two of Linda Holtzchue's Understanding Color fourth edition.
STUDY
PLAY
direct light (sun, monitor, bulb)
Additive Color
reflected light (paint, object surface color)
Subtractive Color
light
the ONLY cause of color
no visible light means...
no color
Pantone Matching System
Graphics industry standard commercial color order system
3 components of color
Hue, Saturation, Value
Hue
the name of a color
Saturation
the brightness or purity of a color
Value
darkness or lightness of a color
color theory
study of the properties and the philosophy of color
light
visible energy
wavelength
distance between peaks of energy waves
Additive color primaries
Red, Green, Blue
Additive secondaries
Cya,n Magenta, Yellow
Transmission
light passes through a material
Reflection
light bounces off of a surface
Absorption
light is "soaked up" and not visible
white colorants
REFLECT all wavelengths
black colorants
ABSORB all wavelengths
textured surfaces versus smooth surfaces of the same hue can create the illusion of...
more than one color or value