COMPONANTS of COLOR

Hue

Value and Brightness

Saturation and Chroma

Hue, Tint, Tone and Shade

Triadic Harmonies

Color Wheel

Primary Colors

Secondary Color

Intermediate Color (Tertiary)

Harmonies of Color

Complementary / Analogous

Complements

Red-Green Complements

Blue-Orange Complements

Yellow-Violet Complements

Split-Complements

Red Split-Complements

Blue Split-Complements

Yellow Split-Complements

Analogous Harmonies

Warm Adjacents

Cool Adjacents

Tetrad Harmonies

Tetrad Primary

Tetrad Intermediate 1

Tetrad Intermediate 2

Diad Harmonies

Red Diad

Blue Diad

Yellow Diad


Perceptual Elements of Color

Additive and Subtractive Color

Color Interactions

Color Value and Depth

Color Temperature

Cool Colors

Warm Colors

Atomosphereic Perspective

Simultaneous Contrast

After-Image

Broken Color Theory (Seruat)

Chiaroscuro and Sfumato

Color Visibility and Type

Examples of Color Schemes

Overview of Color Schemes (PDF)

Key Color

Warm Composition

Jeanne Hebuterne (Modigliani)

Cool Composition

Freak

Primary color scheme (Miro)

Triadic scheme (Gerrit Rieivelci)

Tetrad scheme Picasso's “The Lovers"

Monochromatic scheme (Mondrian)

Acromatic scheme (Mondrian)

Warm and Cool Photographs

High Contrast Print

Complementary scheme (Klee)

Acromatic Color with Color Accents

Desaturated Colors (Picasso)

Diaic Color Scheme (Bayers on Kandinsky)