A complete study guide for Sullivan College of Technology and Design's graphic design department color theory class covering chapters 3 and 4 of Linda Holtzschue's Understanding Color, fourth edition.
when two color intervals are too close to distinguish.
a gradual shift in color or value intervals too subtle to detect individual steps.
low light vision, little or no color detection, low detail.
color vision and details, only function in light.
the color we associate an object/material with from memory NOT direct observation.
the tendency to assume color is a permanent feature regardless of lighting conditions.
white=purity or black=mouning
cultural influence of color symbolism
biliruben lights clean impurities out of the bloodstream
biological response to color/light
no discernable color
having only one color/ink
contain blue or green
contain red or yellow
next to each other on the color wheel, contain only two primary colors.
opposite each other on the color wheel
chromatic neutrals like greys and browns mixed from complementary colors.
colors with white added
colors with black added