PLAYING  WITH  C O L O U R S !
A world of   c o l o u r s <ul><li>Look around you, there are lots of colours! </li></ul><ul><li>What are your  </li></ul>...
Light and  c o l o u r <ul><li>Light   is made up of a collection of many colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo...
<ul><li>In other words, a raindrop  can take in white light on one side and produce its own mini-rainbow on the other side...
Classification of colours <ul><li>Colours are divided into three groups: primary, secondary and tertiary. </li></ul><ul><l...
Primary colours <ul><li>There are three primary colours: red, blue, and yellow. They are the basic colours.  </li></ul><ul...
Secondary colours <ul><li>A secondary colour is a colour made by mixing two primary colours in a given space.  </li></ul><...
Tertiary colours <ul><li>A tertiary colour is a colour made by mixing one primary colour with one secondary colour, in a g...
<ul><li>Apart from the colour wheel  , Delacroix created the colour triangle. It is easier to carry out in the classroom! ...
Let’s create a colour triangle! <ul><li>What materials do we need? </li></ul><ul><li>-Ruler </li></ul><ul><li>-Pencil </li...
<ul><li>You are given this triangle.  </li></ul><ul><li>1. Start by painting one of the points yellow.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>2. Paint in the blue point of the triangle. Before you pick up any blue paint, wipe any leftover yellow paint from...
<ul><li>4. Paint some red into the point, down towards the other two colours but not quite all the way. </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>6. Wipe and wash your brush before you mix the red and yellow to ensure there's no purple or blue on it. </li></ul...
Good luck, children! 
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Plimary, secondary and tertiary colours

  1. 1. PLAYING WITH C O L O U R S !
  2. 2. A world of c o l o u r s <ul><li>Look around you, there are lots of colours! </li></ul><ul><li>What are your </li></ul><ul><li>favourite ones? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Light and c o l o u r <ul><li>Light is made up of a collection of many colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. </li></ul><ul><li>When it rains , white light enters the raindrop </li></ul><ul><li>and it is broken into a spectrum of different colours: </li></ul><ul><li>the r a i n b o w ! </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In other words, a raindrop can take in white light on one side and produce its own mini-rainbow on the other side. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Classification of colours <ul><li>Colours are divided into three groups: primary, secondary and tertiary. </li></ul><ul><li>This classification is shown in the colour wheel, </li></ul><ul><li>where you can see the </li></ul><ul><li>different colours and their </li></ul><ul><li>relationships . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Primary colours <ul><li>There are three primary colours: red, blue, and yellow. They are the basic colours. </li></ul><ul><li>They are primary because they cannot be created by mixing other colours. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Secondary colours <ul><li>A secondary colour is a colour made by mixing two primary colours in a given space. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know how to make them? </li></ul><ul><li>blue + yellow = green red + yellow = orange </li></ul><ul><li>red + blue = purple </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tertiary colours <ul><li>A tertiary colour is a colour made by mixing one primary colour with one secondary colour, in a given space. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Apart from the colour wheel , Delacroix created the colour triangle. It is easier to carry out in the classroom! </li></ul><ul><li> Delacroix was a French painter. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Let’s create a colour triangle! <ul><li>What materials do we need? </li></ul><ul><li>-Ruler </li></ul><ul><li>-Pencil </li></ul><ul><li>-Tempera </li></ul><ul><li>-Paintbrush </li></ul><ul><li>-A plastic cup </li></ul><ul><li>-Newspaper </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>You are given this triangle. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Start by painting one of the points yellow. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>2. Paint in the blue point of the triangle. Before you pick up any blue paint, wipe any leftover yellow paint from your brush, rinse the brush and then dab it on a cloth to dry it. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Then, mix yellow and blue. </li></ul>Next you want to paint in the blue point of
  13. 13. <ul><li>4. Paint some red into the point, down towards the other two colours but not quite all the way. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Blend the red and blue together to create purple. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>6. Wipe and wash your brush before you mix the red and yellow to ensure there's no purple or blue on it. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Mix the red and yellow to have orange. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Good luck, children! 

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