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.
direct light (sun, monitor, bulb)
reflected light (paint, object surface color)
the ONLY cause of color
no visible light means...
Pantone Matching System
Graphics industry standard commercial color order system
3 components of color
Hue, Saturation, Value
the name of a color
the brightness or purity of a color
darkness or lightness of a color
study of the properties and the philosophy of color
distance between peaks of energy waves
Additive color primaries
Red, Green, Blue
Cya,n Magenta, Yellow
light passes through a material
light bounces off of a surface
light is "soaked up" and not visible
REFLECT all wavelengths
ABSORB all wavelengths
textured surfaces versus smooth surfaces of the same hue can create the illusion of...