Prism White light reflected Through a prism creates The color spectrum.
Color - Element of Art made up of Hue, Intensity and Value
Hue True color; Another name for color
Primary Colors Red, Yellow, and Blue
Tertiary- Colors that come in between primary and secondaries
Complimentary Colors Colors that appear opposite on the color wheel
Intensity (tone) - The dullness or the brightness of a color.
Shade - The Darker value of a hue/color. Made by adding black.
Tint - The light value of a hue/color. Made by adding white.
Analogous Colors 3-4 colors that are next to each other on color wheel and are related by a primary. For example: red/violet, red, and red/orange.
Or there Another example is yellow-green, green, and blue Another example could be yellow/green, green, and blue/green.
Neutral Colors Greys Browns Black White
Monochromatic Color Scheme One Color and its values.
Color Association and Symbolism
Symbolism Using symbols to represent ideas or emotions. Metaphor - making a comparison; something being used to represent something else.
Mood ( Western Philosophy) Blue is associated with peace and tranquility, also Depression... Green is associated with nature, environment, health, youth, fertility, spring... Orange is associated with energy, balance, warmth, vibrancy… Purple is associated with nobility, transformation, Wisdom, cruelty, arrogance, mourning… Yellow is associated with happiness, optimism, hope, betrayal, dishonesty…
Color and mood in various art forms… “ Silent Scream”, Diane Dobson, 2002