Introduction to Color Theory

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  • Color Temperature
    Complimentary Colors
    High intensity/saturation
  • Value (tints and shades)
    Monochromatic
    One Hue
  • Primary colors, intensity/saturation/contrast
  • Introduction to Color Theory

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    7. 7. Complementary Two colors which are directly opposite each other on the color wheel.
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    11. 11. Analogous Color Colors which are adjacent or close to one another on the color wheel.
    12. 12. Temperature The characteristic of a color which makes it appear either warm or cool in feeling. Red, orange, and yellow are usually considered warm while colors containing blue are thought of as cool.
    13. 13. Contrast Diversity of adjacent parts in color, emotion, or tone. For color, a diversity in tint or shade.
    14. 14. ntensity/Saturation The brightness or dullness of a hue. The strength or purity of a color.
    15. 15. Hue The underlying, fundamental color, dictated by its dominant wavelength.
    16. 16. Monochromatic A color scheme which uses one hue and its various values.
    17. 17. Value The lightness (tint, when you add white) or darkness (shade, when you add black) of a hue. The quantity of light reflected.
    18. 18. Warm vs. Cool (test)
    19. 19. Value, Hue, Monochromatic
    20. 20. Primary colors, Intensity/saturation, Contrast
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