COLOR
80% of the brain is
dedicated to
processing visual
information
Form / Shape affect the
intellect or physical
knowledge
Col...
definition:
color|ˈkələr| ( Brit. colour)
noun
1 the property possessed by an object of
producing different sensations on ...
How we see color:
Primary Colors
Red
Yellow
Blue
Because...
1. All other colors can be mixed from these 3
colors
2. These 3 colors can not b...
Secondary Colors
Yellow + Blue = Green
Red + Yellow = Orange
Blue + Red = Violet
Colors formed by mixing 2 primary colors
Intermediate Colors
Yellow Green
Yellow Orange
Red Orange
Red Violet
Blue Violet
Blue Green
Colors formed by mixing a
prim...
The Color Wheel
Color Temperatures
3 Basic Attributes of Color
Hue
Saturation
Value
Hue:
The specific color family
Saturation:
Chroma or Intensity
the degree of purity of a color
Value:
Brightness
The degree of lightness or darkness
of a color
Tints, Tones, & Shades
Complimentary Colors
Any 2 colors which are
directly opposite each
other on the color
wheel.
such as:
Red & Green
Blue & O...
Neutral Gray
The muted color created when 2
compliments are mixed together
Color Harmonies / Color Scheme
Artists try to achieve balance in an art work by
using certain combinations of colors:
Anal...
Analogous Colors
Any 3 colors which are
side by side on a 12 part
color wheel
Such as yellow-green,
yellow, and yellow-ora...
Analogous Color Examples:
Complementary Colors
Any 2 colors which are
directly opposite each
other on the color
wheel.
such as:
Red & Green
Blue & O...
Complimentary Color Examples
Monochromatic Colors
One color family
using tints, shades,
and neutral gray
mixtures
color practice:
Create a
monochromatic
color chart
practicing some
of the color
mixing we just
talked about
dark
light
lay...
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Color presentation Intro to Art

  1. 1. COLOR
  2. 2. 80% of the brain is dedicated to processing visual information Form / Shape affect the intellect or physical knowledge Color affects the emotions
  3. 3. definition: color|ˈkələr| ( Brit. colour) noun 1 the property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way the object reflects or emits light
  4. 4. How we see color:
  5. 5. Primary Colors Red Yellow Blue Because... 1. All other colors can be mixed from these 3 colors 2. These 3 colors can not be formed by mixing any
  6. 6. Secondary Colors Yellow + Blue = Green Red + Yellow = Orange Blue + Red = Violet Colors formed by mixing 2 primary colors
  7. 7. Intermediate Colors Yellow Green Yellow Orange Red Orange Red Violet Blue Violet Blue Green Colors formed by mixing a primary and secondary
  8. 8. The Color Wheel
  9. 9. Color Temperatures
  10. 10. 3 Basic Attributes of Color Hue Saturation Value
  11. 11. Hue: The specific color family
  12. 12. Saturation: Chroma or Intensity the degree of purity of a color
  13. 13. Value: Brightness The degree of lightness or darkness of a color
  14. 14. Tints, Tones, & Shades
  15. 15. Complimentary Colors Any 2 colors which are directly opposite each other on the color wheel. such as: Red & Green Blue & Orange Yellow & Violet
  16. 16. Neutral Gray The muted color created when 2 compliments are mixed together
  17. 17. Color Harmonies / Color Scheme Artists try to achieve balance in an art work by using certain combinations of colors: Analogous Complementary Monochromatic
  18. 18. Analogous Colors Any 3 colors which are side by side on a 12 part color wheel Such as yellow-green, yellow, and yellow-orange
  19. 19. Analogous Color Examples:
  20. 20. Complementary Colors Any 2 colors which are directly opposite each other on the color wheel. such as: Red & Green Blue & Orange Yellow & Violet
  21. 21. Complimentary Color Examples
  22. 22. Monochromatic Colors One color family using tints, shades, and neutral gray mixtures
  23. 23. color practice: Create a monochromatic color chart practicing some of the color mixing we just talked about dark light layering/ drybrush Value Scale Blended Value Scale Tint Shade Tone Mixed with compliment
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