Color Wheel
Color Mixing
Properties of Color
Color Schemes
Color Schemes Continued
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What are the 3 primary colors?

Red, yellow, and blue

100

Red and Blue =?

Violet (or Purple)

100
Adding white or black to a color changes the color's what?

Value

100

True or False:

When using a color scheme, you should not use the tints, tones, and shades of the colors in that particular scheme.

FALSE, you SHOULD use the tints, tones, and shades of that color scheme as well.

100


This artwork is an example of what type of color scheme? Hint: First identify the colors you see, then look at a color wheel (or sketch a quick color wheel to reference)

Analogous Color Scheme

This image shows Yellow, Yellow-Green, Green and Blue-Green

200

What are the 3 secondary colors?

Orange, Violet, and Green

200

Yellow and Green create what color?

Yellow-Green
200

What is the term for the purest form of a color; the name of the color itself?

Hue

200

3-4 colors next to each other on the color wheel, that share a common color describes what type of color scheme?

Analogous Color Scheme

200

This image best describes that type of color scheme? Hint: Identify the colors first, then refer to a color wheel, or sketch a quick color wheel for reference.

Complimentary Color Scheme

(tints and shades of red and green)

300

What color is between Red-Orange and Yellow-Orange on the color wheel?

Orange

300

Add white to a color to create a?

Tint

300

What is intensity?

The brightness or dullness of a color

300

How many colors are in a cool color scheme?

6 (it's half the color wheel)

300


This image best describes that type of color scheme? Hint: Identify the colors first, then refer to a color wheel, or sketch a quick color wheel for reference.

Triadic Color Scheme

(Yellow-Orange, Red-Violet, Blue-Green)

400
A tertiary (or intermediate) color is between what two types of colors?
A primary and a secondary
400

Add black to a color to create a?

Shade

400

To make a color appear more intense, should you place a color that is similar or opposite next to it?

Opposite, place it's compliment next to that color to make it appear more intense

400

Blue, Yellow-Orange, and Red-Orange describe what type of color scheme?

Split-Complimentary Color Scheme

400


This image best describes that type of color scheme? Hint: Identify the colors first, then refer to a color wheel, or sketch a quick color wheel for reference.

Split Complimentary Color Scheme

Yellow-Orange, Yellow-Green, Violet

500

Name the 6 tertiary colors.

Yellow-Green, Yellow-Orange, Red-Orange, Red-Violet, Blue-Green, Blue-Violet

500

To lower the intensity of a color MIX in a (give 3 examples)

Neutral, complimentary color, white, black

500

What does mixing two complimentary colors together make?

A neutral brown

500

Define a Triadic Color Scheme

3 colors equal distance apart on the color wheel. Examples: Red, Yellow, Blue; Orange, Violet, Green; Red-Violet, Blue-Green, Yellow-Orange

500


This image best describes that type of color scheme? Hint: Identify the colors first, then refer to a color wheel, or sketch a quick color wheel for reference.

Cool Color Scheme; it shows all 6 colors on that side of the color wheel

(Green, Blue-Green, Blue, Blue-Violet, Violet, Red-Violet)

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