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Color Wheels and Color Mixing 2-5
Transcript of Color Wheels and Color Mixing 2-5
Once the ray of light hits the apple, only the red light makes it to the eyes.
How We See Color
As you can see here, color comes from the Sun.
It travels to us in light rays from the Sun.
If you put a prism in front of the ray you can see how it splits into a rainbow.
------Artist tool that shows all the colors that can be created and how they are grouped together and work together.
-----the most important colors
-----colors made by mixing primary colors together.
-----colors made by mixing secondary colors.
------artist use this to create interest excitement in their artwork. They put opposites together and show differences so their artwork does not become boring.
-----artists use this to make a part of their artwork stand out, to make you notice and pay attention to certain areas more than others.
Color Wheels and Color Mixing
Colors that are directly opposite each other on the color wheel. When complements are mixed together they make brown or gray. Complementary Colors also look good together.
Note that this term is spelled differently than the word "complimentary," which means gift.
Cool colors make you think of cold, calm, water and winter.
Warm colors make you think of fire, heat, sunlight, anger
How the Color Wheel Was Invented
Colors in Artwork
Look at each painting.
Look at how the artist uses color.
What colors do you see?
Why do you think the artist used the colors in each painting?
How do you feel when you look at each painting?
Where does you eye go first in each painting? Why do you think that happened?
CREATIVE COLOR WHEELS
CONTRAST, COLORS, TINTS AND SHADES EYES
Dragon head color wheel
The circular shape alone is a symbol of the never ending circle of life. Placing a half moon and half sun inside the circle supplies even more meaning. The sun is often recognized as a symbol of rebirth, strength and power. The moon is associated with the female in many cultures often in the form of a goddess.
SUN AND MOON SYMBOL COLOR WHEEL
Georgia O'Keefe - Inspired Color wheel Flower
COLOR WHEEL MICE
Colorwheel Birds on a Tree
Matisse Inspired Goldfish
Who is Henri Matisse?
What do you notice about Matisse's artwork?
A Bird or Two