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THE COLOUR
UNIT 5 (BOOK UNIT 5)
How the eye sees the colours
Types of colour
Colour Properties
Hue
The name
Saturation
Vividness, strength
Value
Lightness or darkness
Colour contrast
Colour Wheel
Cold
range of
colours
Warm
range of
colours
Primary colours
Yellow
Cyan
Magenta
Secondary colours
Green
Violet
Orange
Tertiary colours
Yellow
+
Green
Cyan + Violet
Magenta
+
Orange
Magenta + Violet
Yellow
+
Orange
Cyan
+
Green
Complementary colours
Colour harmony
 Analogous colours harmony  Complementary colours harmony
 Analogous colours harmony  Complementary colours harmony
 Analogous colours harmony
 Homogeneous value
 Complementary colours harmony
 Low saturation contrast
 Analogous colours harmony
 Value contrast
 Complementary colours harmony
 High saturation contrast
UNIT 5 - The colour (Book unit 5)
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UNIT 5 - The colour (Book unit 5)

  1. 1. THE COLOUR UNIT 5 (BOOK UNIT 5)
  2. 2. How the eye sees the colours
  3. 3. Types of colour
  4. 4. Colour Properties Hue The name Saturation Vividness, strength Value Lightness or darkness
  5. 5. Colour contrast
  6. 6. Colour Wheel Cold range of colours Warm range of colours
  7. 7. Primary colours Yellow Cyan Magenta
  8. 8. Secondary colours Green Violet Orange
  9. 9. Tertiary colours Yellow + Green Cyan + Violet Magenta + Orange Magenta + Violet Yellow + Orange Cyan + Green
  10. 10. Complementary colours
  11. 11. Colour harmony  Analogous colours harmony  Complementary colours harmony
  12. 12.  Analogous colours harmony  Complementary colours harmony
  13. 13.  Analogous colours harmony  Homogeneous value  Complementary colours harmony  Low saturation contrast
  14. 14.  Analogous colours harmony  Value contrast  Complementary colours harmony  High saturation contrast

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