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Color theory for primary school
Transcript of Color theory for primary school
There are colours that can not be made by mixing other colours
When you mix two primaries together you create a secondary colour
Are made by mixing the three primary colours or
Warm and cool colours
are the hues from red-violet through yellow, browns and tans
Are any two colours that combined produce a neutral colour such grey, black or white. Also there are opposite each other in the colour wheel.
When you are painting reflect on the meaning, the expression and the mood you want to express by choosing your colours and their combination, since there are
your words to communicate.
These are the primary colours:
Orange= red+ yellow
... a primary and a secondary colour together.
These are tertiary colours:
are the hues from yellow-green through violet and grays
When there are together they produce
Harmony and contrast in colour
are those which are next to each other in the colour wheel.
is made with complementary colours.
Meaning of the colours
We can communicate with colours. They have meaning. The meaning of each colour depends on each culture.
In our culture for example:
= positive, strong, action, passion, action, blood, war
= warmth, strength, happiness, adventure, confidence, independence
= honesty, loyalty, water, cold, quite, sincere, peace, spiritual
= sun, knowledge, creative, enthusiasm, change, science
= balance, harmony, nature, spring, growth, stability, friendly, abundance, wealth,