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SCTD Color Theory -Quiz 3

A comprehensive study guide for the Sullivan College of Technology and Design's color theory class for the graphics department; quiz 3, chapters 5 and 6 of Linda Holtzschue's Understanding Color: 4th Edition
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when the brain "projects" a missing complementary color onto a neutral field, such as grey.
Simultaneous contrast
when the intensity of two complementary colors is enhanced by close association with each other
Complementary contrast
when the differences between two colors are emphasized by their relationship to each other
ground subtraction
advance relative to cooler colors
warm colors
advance relative to greyer colors
saturated colors
mixing two parent colors equally in an overlapping area between them creates the illusion of
transparency
equal bands of value in even intervals creates an illusion of
fluting
two very saturated colors placed side by side with no borders can create a sense of
vibration
two colors of similar hue and similar value placed in relationship to each other can cause the illusion of
vanishing boundaries
white lines placed over top of a color can create the illusion that the color is
lighter
black lines placed over top of a color can create the illusion that the color is
darker
pixels on a monitor, pointillist paintings, process printing dots are all examples of
optical color mixing