Exercise 4: Color Studies

A hue is actually a shade or tint of a color. A color for example would be yellow or orange. A hue on the other hand would be a tone of yellow like light yellow or dark yellow. To tint or shade a hue is to add white (tint) or black (shade). An analogous color scheme is a work that uses colors that are adjacent to each other on the color wheel. They are also closely related in hues. Complementary colors are across from each other on the color wheel. When you mix complementary colors you get a neutral greyish color that has elements of both original colors. Simultaneous contrast is the effect that two different colors have on each other. It states that the two different colors can change how each is perceived. Saturation is the intensity of the hues in a color. You can decrease a colors saturation by lowering the contrast of color, and also by adding white.

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