COLOR
HUE

the place of the color within the
color spectrum
Sir Isaac newton discovered that a prism
separates light into a spec...
VALUE

a color’s intrinsic lightness or darkness.

SHADE

when black is added to a hue.

If I add black to a hue the value...
TINT

a hue that has been altered by adding white.
Below are tints of red.
SATURATION

the relative purity color as it neutralizes to gray
HUE RELATIONSHIPS
COMPLEMENTARY

when two colors are opposite eachother on the
color wheel

ANALAGOUS

when colors are sid...
COMPLIMENTARY

red and
green

orange and
blue
ANALAGOUS
TRIADIC

MONOCHROMATIC
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Color Lecture

  1. 1. COLOR
  2. 2. HUE the place of the color within the color spectrum Sir Isaac newton discovered that a prism separates light into a spectrum of colors, red, blue, violet, indigo, etc.
  3. 3. VALUE a color’s intrinsic lightness or darkness. SHADE when black is added to a hue. If I add black to a hue the value becomes darker, but the hue remains the same, above are shades of red.
  4. 4. TINT a hue that has been altered by adding white. Below are tints of red.
  5. 5. SATURATION the relative purity color as it neutralizes to gray
  6. 6. HUE RELATIONSHIPS COMPLEMENTARY when two colors are opposite eachother on the color wheel ANALAGOUS when colors are side-by-side on the color wheel. TRIADIC also called “split complementary,” these colors are at 120 degree intervals on the color wheel. One color compliments two colors that are the same distance from it’s true compiment. MONOCHROMATIC a group of colors that share the same hue but can be different values i.e. tints or shades
  7. 7. COMPLIMENTARY red and green orange and blue
  8. 8. ANALAGOUS
  9. 9. TRIADIC MONOCHROMATIC

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