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Holiday Cheer- Color Vocabulary

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