Physical Properties of Coler
Terms in this set (19)
The common or specific name for a color
The lightness or darkness of a color.
If we add white to a color to lighten its value
Adding black to a color
The purity of a color. A particular color is at its purest strength when it is not altered or mixed with any other color. Intensity refers to how "colorful" it is
Individual colors can be perceived as "warm" or "cool"
(yellow-green to orange-red) WARM colors ADVANCE
(Green-blue to violet-red) COOL colors RECEDE
The colors opposite each other on the color wheel: (red & green, blue & orange, yellow &violet) when placed next to each other, complementary colors make each other appear brighter
THE COLOR WHEEL
A circular arrangement of the spectral band of colors. It is used for reference to compare and define the physical properties of color. The color wheel includes all hues and defines their interrelationships
Red, yellow, and blue. They are used to create every other color, but cannot be created by other colors
When two primary colors are mixed in equal proportions.
Red and yell mix to make orange.
Yellow and blue mix to make green.
Blue and red mix to make violet.
When primary colors and secondary colors are mixed they produce these.
For example; blue-green and violet-red
Having on color (or using different tints and shades of the same color in San artwork)
Having more than one color
Free of color
Colors usually associated with warm things
Colors usually associated with cool things
The combination of one hue plus the hues on each side of its compliment
Triad is scheme
The colors in an equal triangle on the color wheel
Hues that are next to each other on the color wheel