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Holiday Cheer: Color Vocabulary

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  1. 2. a color scheme that contains three colors equidistant from each other on the color wheel (i.e. yellow, blue, red)
  2. 6. a color scheme that contains two sets of complementary colors
  3. 8. a color scheme that contains three colors next to each other on the color wheel (i.e. yellow, yellow-orange, orange)
  4. 9. total brightness
  5. 11. the lightness or darkness of a color
  6. 12. a color scheme that contains four colors equidistant from each other on the color wheel
  7. 13. a color scheme that contains two colors directly across from each other on the color wheel
  8. 14. the brightness of a color
  9. 16. the mixing of black and white
  10. 17. Red + Orange = Red-Orange
  11. 20. are the colors on the color wheel: they are colors of the highest possible intensity
  12. 22. the quality of a color that differentiates one spectrum color from another
  13. 23. is created by different wave lengths of light being reflected by a surface, white light from the sun
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  1. 1. a dry powder that supplies the coloring agent for paint, crayons, chalk and ink – it is a natural substance; the coloring matter in nature sensitive to different wave lengths of light
  2. 2. are made by mixing a primary color and a secondary color; RO, YO, YG, BG, BV, RV
  3. 3. are made by mixing two primary colors together
  4. 4. a color scheme that contains the tints and shades of one color
  5. 5. a color not associated with any hue
  6. 7. colors creating new colors by decreasing the intensity of the spectrum colors. There are 4 ways to do this:
  7. 10. mixing gray with a color
  8. 15. mixing white with a color
  9. 18. colors that cannot be made by mixing – red, yellow, blue
  10. 19. total darkness
  11. 21. mixing black with a color