Colour can be
- Primary, secondary and tertiary
- Complementary, triadic, analagous, menochromantic
- Warm and cool
Hue: Hue is a shade or colour
Primary colors: There are three primary colors. They are the hues yellow, blue and red. These three colors are the hues that in theory can be mixed to make all other colors
Secondary colors: By mixing two primary hues together you create a secondary color. There are three secondary colors. They are the hues of green, violet (purple) and orange. Orange from mixing red and yellow, violet (purple) from blue and red, and green from yellow and blue.
Tertiary colors: The third set of hues are known as tertiary or intermediate colors. These hues are made by mixing adjacent primary and secondary hues. The six tertiary or intermediate colors are yellow-green, blue-green, blue-violet, red-violet, red-orange, and yellow-orange.
Complementary: The complementary color scheme is made of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The complementary scheme is intrinsically high-contrast and draws maximum attention.
Triadic: The triadic color scheme uses three colors equally spaced around the color wheel. This scheme is popular among artists because it offers strong visual contrast while retaining balance, and color richness.
Analogous: Analogous colors are colors that are in close proximity to each other on the color wheel that share similar hue and saturation
Monochromatic: The monochromatic color scheme uses variations in lightness and saturation of a single color.
Warm: Warm hues or colours is phrase used to describe any color that is vivid or bold in nature. Warm colors are those that tend to advance in space and can be overwhelming. Examples of warm colors include red and orange (think exciting fire and volcanoes).
Cool: Cool hues or colours is a phrase used to describe any color that is calm or soothing in nature. Cool colors are not overpowering and tend to recede in space.
Colours can also be
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The poster uses primary and secondary colours to contribute to the personality of the characters which appeals to a younger audience.