Defining Terms
Mixing the Color Wheel
Color Harmonies
Tints, and Shades
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Colors that can not be made by mixing other colors; Red, Yellow, Blue

What is Primary Colors

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Red + Blue =


Purple

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Any three colors next to each other on the color wheel

Analogous color harmony

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Color mixed with white

What is Tint

100

A continuous mark that defines space, outlines, or creates movement or texture

what is Line

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Colors made by mixing two primary colors; Orange, Green, and purple

What is Secondary Colors

200

Red + Yellow = 

Orange

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a color and the two analogous colors to its complement

Split complement color harmony
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Color mixed with black

Shade

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One way a line can be

curvy, straight, thin, thick, short, long, zig zag

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Colors made by mixing a primary color with a secondary color; Red-Orange, Yellow-Orange, Yellow-Green, Blue-Green, Blue-Purple, Red-Purple. 

What is Tertiary Colors

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Yellow + Blue =

Green

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Three evenly spaced colors on the color wheel which form an equilateral triangle 

Triad color harmony

300

How would you make the lightest tint of the color red

three parts white one part red

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an enclosed 2-D space with a length and width

what is shape

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Color mixed with grey.

What is Tone.

400

Green + Yellow =

Yellow-Green

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Four evenly spaced colors on the color wheel 

Tetradic - Square color harmony

400

How would you mix the mid shade of blue

one part blue one part black 

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a shape that is not geometric

Organic

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Colors that are opposites on the color wheel and create neutral colors when mixed together

What is Complementary Color

500

Green + Red =

Brown

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Two pairs of complementary colors which form a rectangle. 

Tetradic - Rectangle color harmony

500

How do you create a value scale with paint (Black and White)

Starting with white and adding little bits of black until you have almost pure black

500

A form of shading where you create small dots to add the illusion of darkness

What is stippling

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