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Hue, value, and intensity all describe this element of art; artists may use local, optical, or arbitrary variations of this element of art
Elements of art
The rudimentary aspects of an artwork, including line, shape, form, space, color, and texture
The impression of depth as achieved through various techniques; Mannerist art deforms scale and this element of art
According to this 19th-century discovery, colors next to another color change the color's intensity: similar colors decrease the color's intensity and contrasting colors increase the color's intensity
This 18th-century invention built on Sir Isaac Newton's discoveries in the 17th century; this diagram of the 12 hues provides a chart which predetermines the results of mixing colors
The hue directly across from another color on the color wheel; red versus green, for example
Green, blue, and violet; seem to recede away from the viewer; hearken to cool forests, mountain lakes, or snow
Identifies a color's brightness or purity; the three primary colors - red, yellow, and blue - represent the highest points of this attribute; mixing in neutrals or complementary colors detracts from this attribute
Orange, green, and violet; produced through combining two primary colors (red and yellow make orange, for example)
Red-violet, red-orange, yellow-orange, yellow-green, blue-green, and blue-violet; produced through combining a primary color and a secondary color next to it on the color wheel (blue and green make blue-green, for example)
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