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Color for the Artist

Color Theory for 6th Grade

Anna Grace Graves

on 14 January 2013

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Transcript of Color for the Artist

primary colors secondary colors tertiary or
colors The Color Wheel analogous colors complementary colors warm colors value tints shades cool colors Mrs. Graves' 6th grade art red, yellow and blue are the 3 primary colors. the primary colors make all of the other colors on the color wheel. tertiary or intermediate colors are a mix
of a primary color and a secondary color
that are neighbors on the color wheel. tints are a color plus white shades are a color plus black value is how light or dark a color is warm colors are one half of the color wheel including red, orange, and yellow secondary colors are a mix of two primary colors The color wheel consists of all the colors of the spectrum-
like a rainbow! this is a value scale analogous colors are neighbors on the color wheel cool colors are blues, greens and violets complementary colors are opposites on the color wheel Yellow and Blue mix to create
GREEN red and blue
mix to create
PURPLE yellow and red
mix to create
ORANGE light passed through a prism= the spectrum when you mix complementary colors you make brown Pablo Picasso, The Old Guitarist, 1903. Georgia O'Keeffe, Red Canna, 1924. tones tones are a color plus gray dimensions of color Hue
Intensity hue intensity
or saturation saturated colors The quality of color that is seen.
Hue is often called the name of a color. The degree of brightness
or dullness of a color desaturated colors triad color schemes formed by three equally spaced
colors on the wheel. Piet Mondrian, Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow, 1930. Genesis 9:13 “I have set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.” Temperature: warmth of coolness of a color
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