Colour Mikel Sampedro nº24 Iván Rodríguez nº21 The webquest
1.- What is the difference between value and a hue's pure value? Value describes the lightness or darkness of a colour. And hue’s pure value is a value where only appears pure colours.
2.- Write a definition of primary and secondary colours. List each and describe how we obtain them. Primary colours : are the colours that don’t come from a mix of colour but all other colours come from them. These colours are: magenta, yellow and cyan. Secondary colours : we can obtain these colours misting 2 primary colours. For example: yellow + magenta= red. cyan magenta yellow blue red
3.- What are the warm colours? Why are they called this? Warm colours are yellows, oranges and reds with more than 50% of yellow in their mixture. Warm colour transmit the idea of heat, like the colour of sun, fire...etc
4.- Give one example of how we can contrast colours in a composition. We can contrast colours in a composition choosing colours of different degrees of tone, value and saturation. For example in this picture:
5.- Choose a work of art from the links and analyse the meaning of its colours This picture transmit the sensation of distance because the light tones and warm colours seem closer. Sam Gilliam: Green Web , 1967
6.- Look for Claude Monet's "Notre Dame Cathedral" and Henri Matisse's "Sorrow of the king" or "The king's sadness"1952. In one of the paintings there is analogy of colours and in the other one, there is contrast. Explain what you find in each one. This picture is analogy because have’s combined colour harmoniously. This picture is contrast because the picture have’s different degrees of tone, value and saturation.