Intro to Color theory for High School

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Color theory - describing the difference between light and pigment.

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Intro to Color theory for High School

  1. 1. Color Theory
  2. 2. • Color is determined by light waves. • Due to the biology of our eyes, humans can only perceive three colors RBG (red-orange, blue-violet, and green). • Technically we cannot see true “violet” light (ultra-violet rays).
  3. 3. Subtractive Color (Pigment - CMYK) Yellow Cyan Magenta
  4. 4. Additive Color (Light - RGB) Red-Orange Green Blue-Violet
  5. 5. Primary Colors • Yellow • Cyan • Magenta Secondary Colors • Green (Cyan & Yellow) • Blue-Violet (Cyan & Magenta) • Red-Orange (Magenta & Yellow) Tertiary Colors • • • • • • Yellow-Green Yellow-Orange Magenta-Orange Magenta-Violet Cyan-Violet Cyan-Green
  6. 6. Complimentary Colors Two colors opposite each other on the color wheel. Always includes one primary and one secondary color. • Cyan & Orange • Yellow & Violet • Magenta & Green

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