The Colour  Wheel
Primary Colours
Primary Colours
Primary Colours•Cannot be made from any other colours•All other colours are made from these•Equal distance from each other...
Secondary Colours
Secondary Colours
Secondary Colours•Made by mixing equal amounts of 2 primary colours•Found halfway between the primary colours on the wheel
Tertiary ColoursMade by mixing equal amounts of adjoining primary and secondary colours.
The whole colour wheel
Complementary Colours      This colour scheme uses opposite      colours on the colour wheel. These      colours have grea...
Complementary colours used by Van             Gogh                   BLUE + ORANGE
Complementary colours used by Monet                      RED + GREEN
Colour Moods                                               Marc Rothko is a good                                          ...
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Year ten colour theory information

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Year ten colour theory information

  1. 1. The Colour Wheel
  2. 2. Primary Colours
  3. 3. Primary Colours
  4. 4. Primary Colours•Cannot be made from any other colours•All other colours are made from these•Equal distance from each other on colour wheel
  5. 5. Secondary Colours
  6. 6. Secondary Colours
  7. 7. Secondary Colours•Made by mixing equal amounts of 2 primary colours•Found halfway between the primary colours on the wheel
  8. 8. Tertiary ColoursMade by mixing equal amounts of adjoining primary and secondary colours.
  9. 9. The whole colour wheel
  10. 10. Complementary Colours This colour scheme uses opposite colours on the colour wheel. These colours have great contrast.
  11. 11. Complementary colours used by Van Gogh BLUE + ORANGE
  12. 12. Complementary colours used by Monet RED + GREEN
  13. 13. Colour Moods Marc Rothko is a good Artist to look at whenCool colours: researching colour Moods.Warm colours:Mark Rothko. No. 15, Dark Greens on Blue Mark Rothko. Untitled, 1968with Green Band, 1957. Oil on canvas

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