Color Theory Whited

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Color Theory Whited

  1. 1. Color Theory Exploring Color groups
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Color theory is a body of practical guidance to color mixing and the visual impact of specific color combinations </li></ul><ul><li>Color theory principles first appear in the writings of Alberti (c.1435) and the notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci(c.1490), </li></ul>
  3. 3. Primary Colors Red Yellow and Blue
  4. 4. Secondary Colors Orange Violet Green
  5. 5. TERTIARY COLORS <ul><li>Formed by mixing a primary and a secondary color </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow-orange, red-orange, red-purple, blue-purple, blue-green and yellow-green </li></ul>
  6. 6. Analogous Colors Analogous colors are any three colors which are side by side on a 12 part color wheel
  7. 7. Complementary Colors Complementary colors are any two colors which are directly opposite each other
  8. 8. Warm vs. Cool <ul><li>Warm colors – red, yellow, browns and tans </li></ul><ul><li>Cool colors - blue green, blue violet, and grays </li></ul>
  9. 9. Let’s Review
  10. 10. The Primary Colors are: <ul><li>Yellow, Green and Black </li></ul><ul><li>Blue, Red, and Yellow </li></ul><ul><li>Orange, Violet, and Green </li></ul>
  11. 11. Analogous Colors are created by mixing colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  12. 12. The following picture is an example of which color scheme? <ul><li>Warm </li></ul><ul><li>Cool </li></ul><ul><li>Primary </li></ul>
  13. 13. Primary and a Secondary colors mixed together create: <ul><li>Complementary Colors </li></ul><ul><li>Analogous Colors </li></ul><ul><li>TERTIARY COLORS </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thanks!

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