• Hue• Value• IntensityCOLOR HAS THREEDIMENSIONS OR QUALITIES:
HUERED YELLOW VIOLETThe name given to a color.
VALUEThe lightness or darknessof a color
TINTMade by adding white to a colorso that it is lighter.+ =HUE WHITE TINT
SHADEMade by adding black to acolor so that it is darker.+ =HUE BLACK SHADE
INTENSITYThe brightness or dullnessof a color.FUSCHIA - HIGH INTENSITYOLIVE - LOW INTENSITY
NEUTRALS(NOT REALLY COLORS)No colorAll colorsWhite + BlackCan be used with most colorsWhiteBlackGrayBeige
COLOR WHEELA GUIDE TO STUDYHOW TO CHOOSE ANDCOMBINE COLORS
PRIMARY HUES•Pure and basic•Cannot be made from any other colors•All other colors are made from these•Equal distance from each other on color wheelRED YELLOW BLUE
SECONDARY COLORS•Made by mixing equal amounts of 2 primary colors•Found halfway between the primary hues on the wheel+ =++==ORANGEGREENVIOLET
INTERMEDIATE (TERTIARY)HUESMade by mixing equal amounts of adjoining primaryand secondary colors.
THE COLORWHEEL CAN BEDIVIDED INTOWARM ANDCOOL COLORS
WARM COLORSAppear hot like the sun or like fireGive feelings of gaiety, activity or cheerfulnessAppear to advance-they make body look largerCan give a nervous impression if overdone
COOL COLORSRemind us of water or skyGive feelings of quietness or restfulnessAppear to recede and make body look smallerCan be depressing if overdone
MONOCHROMATIC COLORSCHEMEThis is a one-color plan that uses different tints, shades andintensities of the colorBLUE
ANALOGOUS COLOR SCHEMEThis color scheme uses related, or neighboring colors on thecolor wheel with varying values and intensities of the colors.
COMPLEMENTARY COLOR SCHEMEThis color scheme uses opposite hues on the colorwheel. These colors are across from each other on thewheel and have great contrast.
SPLIT-COMPLEMENTARYCOLOR SCHEMEThis color scheme uses three colors, one color with the twocolors on each side of its complement.VIOLET
TRIAD COLOR SCHEMEThis color scheme combines three colors equidistant on thecolor wheel and has a great deal of contrast.
ACCENTED NEUTRAL COLORSCHEMEThis color scheme combines white, black, gray orsometimes beige with a bright color accent.
All colors are beautiful, depending onpersonal taste.If not used wisely or combined well, colorcan cause apparel to look too gaudy or verydrab.Harmony results when hues, values andintensities are combined in a pleasing way.