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Art Color Chapter

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physical properties of color
intensity, value, hue
light
necessary for us to see color
light theory
used in the sciences; how light and darkness affects the color and value of an object
complementary
complements (2 colors opp. on the wheel) +tints and shades
value
lightness/ darkness of a hue
minerals, chemicals, organic
sources of paint materials
analogous
3 neighboring colors on the wheel + tints, shades, complements
hue
color, chroma--identifies it on the color wheel
color harmonies
monochromatic, analogous, triad, split complements, complementary
cool colors
blues, greens, violets (recede)
pigment
coloring matter in paint or color
monochromatic
one hue +tints, shades, complement
triad
3 colors equidistant from each other on the wheel +tints, shades, complements
tint
variation of a hue by adding white or a solvent
pigment theory
how colors intermix with each other
tertiary, intermediate colors
mixing of the primary and secondary colors
shade
variation of a hue by adding black
neutrals
black, white, grays at a low intensity
tone
variation of a hue by adding gray
secondary colors
mixing of the primary colors
gray scale
movement from black to white through a number of grays
primary colors
3 basic hues that cannot be made by mixing together pigments
caste shadow
discovery that shadows aren't black
warm colors
reds, yellows, oranges
split complementary
a color and the two neighboring colors of its complement +tints, shades, complements
primary colors of light
red, blue, green
black absorbs
white reflects so...
intensity
brightness or dullness of a color
earth colors
colors representing natural tones of brown (ex. yellow ochre, sienna, burnt umber)

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