WHAT IS • Definition:(noun) - Color is the element of art that is produced when light, striking an object, is reflected back to the eye.Image Creditshttp://goodwlpaper.info/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/light-in-the-darkness.jpg
1 - FIRST IS HUE• which simply means the name we give to a color (red, yellow, blue, etc.)
2- THE SECOND PROPERTY IS INTENSITY• which refers to the strength and vividness of the color. For example, we may describe the color blue as "royal" (bright, rich, vibrant) or "dull" (grayed).
3- THE THIRD AND FINAL PROPERTY OF COLOR IS ITS VALUE • meaning its lightness or darkness. The terms shade and tint are in reference to value changes in colors.Sources: http://arthistory.about.com/cs/glossaries/g/c_color.htm
LET’S TAKE A LOOK BACK IN…. HistoryWHO DISCOVERED THE FIRST COLORWHEEL IN HISTORY?
SIR ISAAC NEWTON discovered the Spectrum (1st color wheel) in 1670
Spectrum: theseparation of visiblelight bent in differentbands of color Spectrum
Where can we find the spectrum/colorwheel in nature or environment?
The color wheel fits together like a puzzle - each color in a specific place. Beingfamiliar with the color wheel not only helps you mix colors when painting, but in adding color to all your art creations.
Primary ColorsPrimary colors are not mixed from other elements and theygenerate all other colors.• Red• Yellow• Blue
Secondary Colors By mixing two primary colors, a secondary color is created.• Red + Yellow = Orange• Yellow + Blue = Green• Blue + Red = Purple
Tertiary ColorsIntermediate, or Tertiary, colors are created by mixing a primary and a secondary.•red-orange •blue-green•yellow-orange •blue-purple•yellow-green •red-purple
What Happens when you mix primary colors? Mix primary colors and the New color will be placed in The square shape where it says Secondary. *Only in the square That is in between those two colors mixed