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Una breve introducción al tema de El Color.

Una breve introducción al tema de El Color.

A brief introduction into the Colour



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    The colour The colour Presentation Transcript

    • THE COLOUR THE COLOUR María Mercado-Martín
    • We can find colours everywhere around us
    • In the animal world
    • On plants and flowers
    • In beautiful landscapes
    • Also our cities are full of colours
    • Just think for a few seconds howour world would look like without colours
    • Our life in black and white would be very different
    • Dark gray peppers, white traffic lights, a gray sea instead of a blue one... We will lose a lot ofinformation and beauty
    • Now we know the importance and usefulness of color. Let´s now learn more about them
    • How do we see colours?
    • Colours are captured by the eye and reach the brain via the optic nerve
    • In 1666 Isaac Newton discovered that when sunlight passes through a glass prism, it is decomposed in 7 colours. These are the 7 colours of the rainbow
    • Water raindrops work as a glass prism and break up the sunlight into a rainbow
    • Rainbow colors are 7 and always appear in the same order:red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet
    • Newton´s experiment proved that the colour is LIGHT
    • Now let´s see how colours are arranged and classified
    • There are three primary colours: ● Yellow ● Magenta ● CyanThey are the colours that can be combined to make all the range of colours.
    • Primary colours and their mixtures
    • Secondary colours are themixture of two primary colours: + = Violet + = Green = + Red
    • The colour wheelIs an abstract illustrative organization of color hues around a circle,It shows relationships between primary colors, secondary colors,complementary colors, etc.
    • Colours can be divided into warm and cool colours. Cool Warm● Blue, ● Red● green ● Yellow● violet ● orange
    • This has been a brief introductionto colour. Now it´s time you go on learning and having fun with it!