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Glossary of Art Midterm 2

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From whom did the Romans copy much of their art and architecture?
Greeks
What purpose did Romans want their sculptures and paintings to serve?
wanted them to remind viewers of specific individuals
primary color
red, yellow blue; the pure colors that are the basis of mixture for all colors
secondary color
orange, green, violet, the colors that are created when any to of the primary colors are mixed
intermediate colors
colors that are between a secondary and a primary color on the color wheel
complementary colors
red and green; yellow and purple; orange and blue; make matched color darker; opposite on the color wheel; a color that offers the greatest amount of contrast to another color
hue
color
shade
making the value of a color darker; when black or the colors compliment is added to a color
tint
making the value of a color darker; when white is added to a color
monochromatic
consisting of only one color

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