Colors
A color wheel shows the relationships between different colors.

Colors

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As an introduction to artistic techniques, studying art and design often begins with a good understanding of color. This learning may begin with understanding primary and secondary colors and progress to experimenting with color mixing and working with complimentary and contrasting colors, before going on to look at different artistic techniques.

1.
To make a color lighter, you can add which other paint?
White
Black
Grey
Blue
The lighter color is then called a 'tint' of the original
2.
Colors which are opposite each other on the color wheel are known as what?
Complementary
Companion
Countryside
Comfortable
Complementary colors can be used together and produce a contrast
3.
A set of tints and shades of the same color is also known as what?
A color wheel
A paint palette
Monochrome
Quite dull
An example of this would be red, pink and white
4.
Red, yellow, blue, orange, green and violet are usually arranged on a color what?
A color square
A color cube
A color wheel
A color sphere
The color wheel shows the colors and their relationships to each other
5.
Reds, oranges and yellows are sometimes called what?
Spicy colors
Heated colors
Radiator colors
Warm colors
Blues, violets and greens are often called cool colors
6.
Colors which are next to each other on the color wheel are described as what?
Harmonious
Argumentative
Clashing
Monochromatic
Harmonious colors go well together, like yellow and orange
7.
What are the three primary colors?
Black, white and gray
Red, yellow and blue
Pink, purple and orange
Green, brown and silver
Primary colors are the only colors which cannot be made by mixing two other colors
8.
To make a color darker, you can add which other paint?
White
Orange
Black
Pink
The new color is then known as a shade of the original
9.
How are tertiary colors made?
By putting all the colors in a line
By mixing every color together
By choosing from a color chart
By mixing a secondary color with one of the primary colors it is made from
For example, green can be mixed with one of its primary colors, blue, to give blue-green
10.
Orange, green and violet are known as what?
Secondary colors
Primary colors
High school colors
College colors
Secondary colors are made by mixing two of the primary colors together
Author:  Angela Smith

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