An abstract illustrative organization of color huesaround a circle, showing relationships betweencolorsWhat is a color whe...
What are the primary colors?They are the three pigment colors that cannotbe made by mixing any other colors.MAGENTA, CYAN,...
By mixing two primary colors, asecondary color is created:• Magenta + Yellow = Orange• Yellow + Cyan = Green• Cyan + Magen...
•red-orange•yellow-orange•yellow-green•blue-green•blue-purple•red-purpleTertiary colors are also known as intermediate col...
The properties ofcolourWe use comparison to describecolours: apple green, sky blue,poppy red, etc.A more correct way to de...
HUEVALUESATURATIONThe properties of color
What is the hue?•HUE is the name for eachcolor: green, blue, red-purple,etc.
What is the value?Value describes thedarkness or lightnessof a colour.• color + white = tint• color + black = shade
Tints are lightenedcolors.Colors mixed withwhite are called tintsTintsTintsThis is an example of a value scale for thetint...
Shades are darkenedcolors.Colors mixed with black arecalled shades.ShadesShadesThis is an example of a value scalefor the ...
What is the saturation?If white, black or anothercolor is added to a pure color, itssaturation decreases andits intensity ...
Define the following colors describing its properties.Remember, the three properties of colour are HUE, VALUE and SATURATI...
Paintings with one hue and its values :Monocromatic paintings:
It’s aboutrelationships
Complementary colors are opposite onthe color wheel and share no commoncolors.What are the complementary colors?Lemonyelow...
When Complementary colors areplaced next to each other, appearbrighter
GauginThe high contrast ofcomplementary colors creates avibrant look especially whenused at full saturation.
if you want to be noticed, wear complementary colors!
In order to get this effect, we can use the colour that is next to thecomplementary one:
What are the analogous colors?They tend to look pleasant togetherbecause they are closely related.Analogous colorAnalogous...
This combination of colors provides very little contrast.They usually create sereneand comfortable designs.
What makes analogous colors harmoniousis simply that they go well together. Theyare pleasing to the eye.
Orange, yellow-orange,and yellow are anexample of analogouscolors.Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh
Analogous color scheme are often found in nature and are harmonious andpleasing to the eye.
WARM AND COOLCOLORS
The color circle can be divided into warm and cool colors.• The warmest color isred-orange• The coolest color isblue–green
COOL COLORS WARM COLORS
Warm colors are made up of the redhues, such as red, orange, andyellow.They lend a sense of warmth,comfort, and energy to ...
Cool colors come from the blue hues,such as blue, cyan, and green.Cool colors give an impression of calm,and create a soot...
Houses in Provence, Paul Cezanne
Warm colors are vivid and energetic, and tend to advance in space.Cool colors appear to recede from the viewer, so they ar...
Which color is at the background?
Red advancesin spaceGreen recedesin space
Neutral ColorsThe neutral colors contain equalparts of each of the three primarycolors.Where equal parts of twocomplementa...
David Hockney
Do colors have personality ?
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  1. 1. An abstract illustrative organization of color huesaround a circle, showing relationships betweencolorsWhat is a color wheel?A color wheel can be diferent forms
  2. 2. What are the primary colors?They are the three pigment colors that cannotbe made by mixing any other colors.MAGENTA, CYAN, and YELLOW areprimary colors.These three colors are mixed to create allother colorsCan I make primarycolors?Remember, you cannot make primaries; youmust buy themPrimary colors
  3. 3. By mixing two primary colors, asecondary color is created:• Magenta + Yellow = Orange• Yellow + Cyan = Green• Cyan + Magenta = PurpleWhat are the secondary color?Orange, green, and purple are secondary colors.Can I make secondaries color?Remember, You can make secondaries. You do not have tobuy them.Secondary colors
  4. 4. •red-orange•yellow-orange•yellow-green•blue-green•blue-purple•red-purpleTertiary colors are also known as intermediate colors•We use the names of the two secondary colors to describe them.•When a hue is yellow and green at the same time, we call it a yellow-green ora green- yellow, depending on whether it is closer to green or yellow.Tertiary colors
  5. 5. The properties ofcolourWe use comparison to describecolours: apple green, sky blue,poppy red, etc.A more correct way to define acolor, is to describe its properties.The three properties of colour areHUE, VALUE andSATURATION
  6. 6. HUEVALUESATURATIONThe properties of color
  7. 7. What is the hue?•HUE is the name for eachcolor: green, blue, red-purple,etc.
  8. 8. What is the value?Value describes thedarkness or lightnessof a colour.• color + white = tint• color + black = shade
  9. 9. Tints are lightenedcolors.Colors mixed withwhite are called tintsTintsTintsThis is an example of a value scale for thetints of blue.
  10. 10. Shades are darkenedcolors.Colors mixed with black arecalled shades.ShadesShadesThis is an example of a value scalefor the shades of blue.Always begin with the color and add justa bit of black at a time to get the desiredshade of a color.
  11. 11. What is the saturation?If white, black or anothercolor is added to a pure color, itssaturation decreases andits intensity drops..A pure color is at its highestsaturation, its most intense andbrightest formLow saturation High saturationA saturated hue is not mixed with other colorsSaturation or intensity refers tothe "purity" of color.
  12. 12. Define the following colors describing its properties.Remember, the three properties of colour are HUE, VALUE and SATURATIONMagenta.(High saturation)Light Magenta.(Low saturation)Dark Magenta.(Low saturation)
  13. 13. Paintings with one hue and its values :Monocromatic paintings:
  14. 14. It’s aboutrelationships
  15. 15. Complementary colors are opposite onthe color wheel and share no commoncolors.What are the complementary colors?LemonyelowRedMagentaCyanBlueComplementary colors
  16. 16. When Complementary colors areplaced next to each other, appearbrighter
  17. 17. GauginThe high contrast ofcomplementary colors creates avibrant look especially whenused at full saturation.
  18. 18. if you want to be noticed, wear complementary colors!
  19. 19. In order to get this effect, we can use the colour that is next to thecomplementary one:
  20. 20. What are the analogous colors?They tend to look pleasant togetherbecause they are closely related.Analogous colorAnalogous colors sit next to each other onthe color wheel.
  21. 21. This combination of colors provides very little contrast.They usually create sereneand comfortable designs.
  22. 22. What makes analogous colors harmoniousis simply that they go well together. Theyare pleasing to the eye.
  23. 23. Orange, yellow-orange,and yellow are anexample of analogouscolors.Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh
  24. 24. Analogous color scheme are often found in nature and are harmonious andpleasing to the eye.
  25. 25. WARM AND COOLCOLORS
  26. 26. The color circle can be divided into warm and cool colors.• The warmest color isred-orange• The coolest color isblue–green
  27. 27. COOL COLORS WARM COLORS
  28. 28. Warm colors are made up of the redhues, such as red, orange, andyellow.They lend a sense of warmth,comfort, and energy to the colorselection.They also produce a visual resultthat causes these colors to appear tomove toward the viewer, and tostand out from the page.
  29. 29. Cool colors come from the blue hues,such as blue, cyan, and green.Cool colors give an impression of calm,and create a soothing impression.They will also appear to recede fromthe viewer, so they are good to usefor page backgrounds.
  30. 30. Houses in Provence, Paul Cezanne
  31. 31. Warm colors are vivid and energetic, and tend to advance in space.Cool colors appear to recede from the viewer, so they are good touse for page backgrounds.REMEMBER
  32. 32. Which color is at the background?
  33. 33. Red advancesin spaceGreen recedesin space
  34. 34. Neutral ColorsThe neutral colors contain equalparts of each of the three primarycolors.Where equal parts of twocomplementary colors aremixed together (here,green and red), a neutralbrown is created.Black, white, gray and sometimesbrown are considered "neutral”.
  35. 35. David Hockney
  36. 36. Do colors have personality ?

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