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  1. 1. Color
  2. 2. Color and LightWhite light is composed of wavelengths thatrepresent the spectrum of colors.
  3. 3. Color has three properties…hue, value and intensityColor - a general term which applies to the whole spectrumHue - a word to use to refer to pure spectrum colorsIntensity - the brightness or dullness of a color
  4. 4. 12 step color wheel
  5. 5. Color CategoriesPrimary ColorsSecondary ColorsIntermediate ColorsComplementary Colors
  6. 6. Primary ColorsRed, Yellow, Blue…cannot be made by mixing
  7. 7. Secondary ColorsOrange, Violet, Green…created by mixing two primaries
  8. 8. Intermediate ColorsRed Orange, Yellow Green, Blue Violet,…mixing a primary with a secondary
  9. 9. Complementary Colorscolors that are opposite each other on thecolor wheel…when mixed together they neutralize each other
  10. 10. Color Value and Intensity
  11. 11. Tints, Shades, Tones
  12. 12. Color Harmonies• Analogous - next to each other on the color wheel• Tertiary - three equally spaced on the wheel• Monochromatic - one color in different values and intensity• Warm colors give the feeling of warmth• Cool colors give the feeling of coolness
  13. 13. Expressive Qualities of color createfeeling and moodPablo Picassos tragicand poignant "OldGuitarist" was createdduring his Blue Period(1901 - 1904), after aclose friends suicideplunged him into a deepdepression.
  14. 14. Optical Color MixingGeorges Seurat (pointillist painter)laid down small dots of different colorsand allowed the viewer to optically mixthemGeorgesSeurat(1859-91),SundayAfternoon onthe Island ofthe GrandeJatte(pointillism).
  15. 15. In one complete sentence describe how VincentVan Gogh used color to create an expressivemood or feeling in this painting.