Restorative Art- Color Theory

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Section 1

Question Answer
where does all color originatethe source of light
white lightmixture of light rays of all colors
spectrumprogressive arrangement of colors ( ROY G BIV) when a beam of light is broken down into component colors
absorptioncolored objects absorbs rays of light, which illuminate it while others are reflected
reflectionreturn of light from a surface

Section 2

Question Answer
hueproperty of a color by which it is distinguished from another. It is the name by which we know (red/yellow)
valuelightness or darkness of a color. Light- high, dark- low
tinthue in which various quantities of white are mixed (white dilutes the color)
shadea hue into which various quantities of black are mixed (black darkens value)
intensity (chroma)amount of strength a color has. Describes the degree of purity of the brightness or dullness (amount of hue a color possesses
tonehue mixed with either a small quantity of gray or the complements of the hue, resulting in dulling of the hue
achromatic colorcolor not found in the visible spectrum; neutral color (white, black, gray)
monochromatic huevariations of one hue. Tint tones and shades of one hue

Section 3

Question Answer
color wheelcircle in which primary, intermediate, and secondary hues are arranged in orderly intervals
primary huesthree hues that can be combined to make all other hues; all colors originate from these
three primary huesred, yellow, blue
what happens when primary hues combine equallygray
secondary huesequal mixtures of two primary hues
secondary hues examplesorange, green, purple
intermediate huesequal mixtures of a primary and secondary color. It is customary to list the primary colro first
example of intermediate huesred orange, yellow green, blue violet

Section 4

Question Answer
teritary huemixture of two secondary colors or an unblanced mixture of complements with the warm hue predominant. (brown/grey not found on color wheel)
complementscolors directly opposite on the color wheel. When seen together, they present vivid contrasts
monochromatic colorvariations of one hue
analogous colorstwo or more hues that have the same hue in common. Theyre adjacent to each other on color wheel
juxtapositionsimultaneous contrasts. Any two hues placed side by side or one hue superimposed upon the ither.
what do complements do to each othercomplement each other
what do non complements do to each otherdull each other

Section 5

Question Answer
after imagevisual impression remaining after a stimulus is removed
warm huescolor charcterized by long wavelengths; makes objects appear closer and larger (orange)
cool huescolor charcterized by short wavelengths; creates impression of coldness and forces color to recede (blue)
incandescent lamplight produced by electric current running through a filament bulb
fluorescent lightlong tubular bulb where phosphors changes electrical current into light
huecolor of illumination given off by light bulb
chromabrightness of illumination
saturationvividness of the hue

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