color theory terminology Level 1
Primary *Primary *Secondary *Tertiary *Hue *Tone *Tint *Shade *Complimentary Color *Analogous Color Scheme *Monochromatic Color Scheme *Cool Colors *Warm Colors *Neutra Tertiary Hue Tone Tint Shade Complimentary Color Analogous Color Scheme Monochromatic Color Scheme Cool Colors Warm ColorsNeutral
Terms in this set (18)
A circle in which the primary, secondary, and intermediate hues (colors) are arranged in orderly intervals.
Red, Yellow, Blue
Green, Orange, Violet
Primary color mixed with adjacent secondary color on the color wheel (yellow orange for example)
A particular shade of a given color
A hue mixed with grey
A hue into which various quantities of black are mixed; the darkened hue, as contrasted with a whitened hue
created when white is added to a color
Different tints and shades of one color (hue).
Colors opposite on the color wheel
Once color plus two colors that are on either side of its compliment or on the color wheel
Blue, Green, Violet
Range of colors from yellow and gold through oranges, red-oranges, most reds, and even some yellow-greens.
beige, ivory, taupe, black, gray, and white
Red, Green, Blue. The color model of electronic devices such as computer monitors.
The color mixing process used when mixing light as in theater, or on color monitors. (Additive primary colors are Red, Green and Blue (RGB) which differs from the primaries of Red, Yellow, and Blue used with pigments in Subtractive Color Mixing.
(short for cyan, magenta, yellow and Key -black) A color model used in commercial color printing with offset or screen printing techniques. It is the exact opposite of the RGB color model. By printing the four colors registered together, a full-color pallet is achieved. A digital file can be changed to CMYK. By adding a channel (color) you will increase the size of the file and the color pallet will change slightly.
Refers to the process of printing when the pigments absorb the colors, so when all the colors are combined, the result is black.