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Foundational Art (Color Theory)

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Primary Colors
-Create every other color on the color wheel
Colors: Red, Blue, and Yellow
Secondary Colors
-Are created by mixing the primary colors
Examples: Green, Violet, Orange
Tertiary and/or Intermediate Colors
-The in-between colors on the color wheel
Examples: Red-Orange, Blue-Orange, Red-Violet, etc.
Cool Colors
-Blue
-Violet
-Green
Warm Colors
-Red
-Orange
-Yellow
Complementary Colors
-Colors that are across from each other on the color wheel
Examples: Red&Green, Yellow&Purple, Orange&Blue
Monochromatic
-The range of lightness and darkness of a color
Analogous
-Three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
Tones
-Adding gray to a color
Tint
-Adding white to a color
Shade
-Adding black to a color