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    • John Paul Academy Technical Education S3 Graphic Communication Colour Theory
    • Primary Colours
        • Red
            • Yellow
            • Blue
    • Secondary Colours
        • Green
            • Orange
            • Violet
    • Tertiary Colours
        • Red-Orange
        • Yellow-Orange
            • Red-Violet
          • Violet-Blue
            • Blue-Green
        • Green-Yellow
    • The Colour Wheel
    • Colours and Moods
        • Red
        • Warm
        • Exciting
        • Passionate
        • Dangerous
        • Angry
    • Colours and Moods
        • Warm
        • Happy
        • Sunny
        • Cheerful
        • Full of Energy
        • Orange
    • Colours and Moods
        • Yellow
        • Warm
        • Happy
        • Sunny
        • Cheerful
        • Bright – Most Easily Seen
    • Colours and Moods
        • Green
        • Cool
        • Restful
        • Natural
        • Calm
        • Fresh
    • Colours and Moods
        • Blue
        • Cool
        • Conservative
        • Sophisticated
        • Formal
        • Elegant
    • Colours and Moods
        • Purple
        • Rich
        • Regal
        • Pompous
        • Luxurious
    • Colours and Moods
        • White
        • Hygienic
        • Clean
        • Pure
    • Tips for Choosing a Colour Scheme
        • Any colours near each other (within any third of the colour wheel) will always work together to create a harmonious colour scheme . E.g.
      red / red-orange / orange blue-green / green / green-yellow
    • Tips for Choosing a Colour Scheme
        • Any two colours which are opposite each other on the colour wheel contrast with each other and make a bold statement .
      orange / blue green-yellow / red-violet
    • Tips for Choosing a Colour Scheme
        • Any three colours which are equally spaced on the colour wheel work together to make an exciting scheme . E.g.
      yellow / red / blue
    • Harmony and Contrast
        • Harmony
        • Colours close to each other on colour wheel
        • Easy on the eye
        • Creates a relaxing image
    • Harmony and Contrast
        • Contrast
        • Colours far apart on the colour wheel
        • Eye catching
        • Makes objects stand out
        • Complimentary
      • e.g. the green makes the red look redder, and the red makes the the green look greener
    • Warm and Cool Colours Warm Cool
        • Blues, Greens, Violets
        • Receding Colours
      • e.g. appear to be further away
        • Reds, Yellows, Oranges
        • Advancing Colours
      • e.g. appear to be closer
    • Tints and Shades Tint Shade
        • Add black or grey to add a shade
        • Dark shades make objects appear heavy
        • Add white to make a tint
        • Pale pastel colours give the impression of softness