The colour

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Una breve introducción al tema de El Color.

A brief introduction into the Colour

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The colour

  1. 1. THE COLOUR THE COLOUR María Mercado-Martín
  2. 2. We can find colours everywhere around us
  3. 3. In the animal world
  4. 4. On plants and flowers
  5. 5. In beautiful landscapes
  6. 6. Also our cities are full of colours
  7. 7. Just think for a few seconds howour world would look like without colours
  8. 8. Our life in black and white would be very different
  9. 9. Dark gray peppers, white traffic lights, a gray sea instead of a blue one... We will lose a lot ofinformation and beauty
  10. 10. Now we know the importance and usefulness of color. Let´s now learn more about them
  11. 11. How do we see colours?
  12. 12. Colours are captured by the eye and reach the brain via the optic nerve
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Water raindrops work as a glass prism and break up the sunlight into a rainbow
  15. 15. Rainbow colors are 7 and always appear in the same order:red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet
  16. 16. Newton´s experiment proved that the colour is LIGHT
  17. 17. Now let´s see how colours are arranged and classified
  18. 18. There are three primary colours: ● Yellow ● Magenta ● CyanThey are the colours that can be combined to make all the range of colours.
  19. 19. Primary colours and their mixtures
  20. 20. Secondary colours are themixture of two primary colours: + = Violet + = Green = + Red
  21. 21. The colour wheelIs an abstract illustrative organization of color hues around a circle,It shows relationships between primary colors, secondary colors,complementary colors, etc.
  22. 22. Colours can be divided into warm and cool colours. Cool Warm● Blue, ● Red● green ● Yellow● violet ● orange
  23. 23. This has been a brief introductionto colour. Now it´s time you go on learning and having fun with it!

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