MY ANSWER: The color wheel arranges the colors of the spectrum. A conventional color wheel consists of primary, secondary, and tertiary colors. The three primary colors are red, yellow, and blue. Mixing two primary colors results in a secondary colors. The secondary colors are orange, green, and purple. Combining one primary and one secondary color creates tertiary colors which are yellow-orange, red-orange, red-violet, blue-violet, blue-green, and yellow-green. When given a color palette out of the color wheel, there are numerous possibilities for an artist. The hue of a color can be made lighter by adding the color white (tint) or it can be made darker (shade) by adding black into it. This allows artists to create their own schemes. Some examples include warm (variety of reds and yellows), cool (variety of blues and greens), complementary (colors opposite each other on the color wheel), monotone (various tints and shade of one hue), and analogous (3-5 colors that lie next to each other on the wheel).
CORRECT ANSWER: The color wheel contains warm and cool colors on opposing sides of the wheel. Primary colors: red, blue, yellow. Mix two primary to achieve a secondary color: orange, purple, green. Mixing one secondary and one primary results in red-orange, yellow-orange, yellow-green, red-violet, blue-green, blue-violet.