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All About Color

Introduction to color theory including color schemes and relationships for middle school students.

Mrs. Phillips

on 28 August 2018

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Transcript of All About Color

The Color Wheel
Color Wheel
a visual organizer that shows color relationships.
what are Primary Colors?
All other colors are created from mixing these colors; blue, yellow, and red
What are Secondary Colors?
two primary colors mixed together;
green, orange, and violet (purple)
Warm Colors
reds, yellows, and oranges
Cool Colors
blues, greens, and violets
Neutral colors
monochromatic colors
tints and shades
of one color
What are tertiary colors?
colors made by mixing a primary and a secondary color
color scheme
analogous colors
3 colors that are side by side on the color wheel
complementary colors
colors that are opposite
from each other on
the color wheel
red/green, blue/orange, yellow/violet
What is a tint?
a color plus white
what is a shade?
a color plus black
brown, grey, white, and black
What is color?
element of art; wavelengths of light
Colors grouped together based on certain characteristics
Project Criteria
Color wheel
shows relationship of primary & secondary colors
neutral brown
Warm colors - 3 colors
cool colors - 3 colors
analogous colors - 3 colors
complementary colors - 3 sets (pairs)
monochromatic scale - 9 steps
every space is labeled
neutral brown
a color made by mixing a pair of complementary colors
all about color
Warm colors
Cool colors
analogous Colors
complementary colors
neutral brown
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