Colors that appear next to each other on the color wheel. Analagous colors have one hue in common. For example, blue, blue-green, and blue-violet all contain blue. Also called related colors.
The visual sensation dependent on the reflection or absorption of light from a given surface. An element of art made up of three distinct qualities: hue, intensity, and value.
Colors that contrast with one another. Complementary colors are opposite one another on the color wheel.
The family of colors that includes greens, blues, and violets. Cool colors bring to mind cool things, places, and feelings.
Prevents dye from reaching the fabric; it resists the dye.
Colors that are a mixture of a primary and a secondary color. Blue-green, red-orange, and red-violet are examples of intermediate colors.
Colors that are mixed to make all other colors. The primary colors are red, yellow, and blue.
A color made by mixing two primary colors. An equal mixture of primary colors. The secondary colors are green, violet, and orange.
The family of colors that includes reds, yellows, and oranges. Warm colors bring to mind warm things, places, and feelings.