Chapter 8 & 9 Review Questions

Chapter 8

What is tint?

-Tint means that white has been added to a color.

What is shade?

-Shade is when black has been added to a color.

What is intensity?

-it refers to the level of pure color present.  For example, if you start with a red color and increase the   intensity enough, it will turn into pink.


Chapter 9

What are complementary colors?

-Complementary colors are colors that are direct opposites on the color wheel.  Those are colors that go well together, or “compliment” each other.  As you can see bellow, purple compliments yellow, and red and green go together as do blue and orange, etc.

What are 3 main hues that are classified as cool colors?

-Blues, violets, and greens are “cool” colors.  As you can see above in the color wheel, the cool colors are separate from the warm colors and compliment warm colors.

What 3 hues are classified as warm colors.

-Reds, oranges, and yellows.  Again, the warm colors on the color wheel are opposite the cool colors and compliment the cool colors.


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