ELEMENT OF ART: COLOR
The element of art that is produced when light is reflected back to the eye after striking an object.
This simply means the "name" we give a color. Ex: Red, Yellow, Blue
An illustrative representation of color hues in a circle to show the relationships between primary, secondary, and tertiary colors.
The foundation of the color wheel. All colors are derived from these colors and they cannot be mixed from other colors.
RED, YELLOW, BLUE
These colors are made by mixing equal parts of the primary colors together.
ORANGE, GREEN, VIOLET
Red + Blue = Violet
Red + Yellow = Orange
Blue + Yellow = Green
These colors are made by mixing equal parts of a primary color and secondary color together.
Blue (primary) + Violet (secondary) = Blue-Violet
Red (primary) + Violet (secondary) = Red-Violet
Red (primary) + Orange (secondary) = Red-Orange
Yellow (primary) + Orange (secondary) = Yellow-Orange
Yellow (primary) + Green (secondary) = Yellow-Green
Blue (primary) + Green (secondary) = Blue-Green
Colors that are side by side on the color wheel
Colors that are opposite from one another on the color wheel.
The tints (white + hue) and shades (black + hue) of one hue.
Pink= White + Red
Maroon= Black + Red
Colors that evoke a sense of "warmth."
Ex: Sun, Fire, Lava
RED, ORANGE, YELLOW
Colors that evoke a sense of "cool."
Ex: Water, Snow
GREEN, BLUE, VIOLET