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Digital Imaging & Photoshop

Class 5 - 2/12/13

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Color Theory Basics



Hue - another word for a color. Think RED, BLUE, PURPLE Saturation - Describes a colors strength or intensity Brightness - Determines how light or dark a color appears Color Scheme - a group of colors that are used in a project

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Color Theory Basics


HUE

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Color Theory Basics


SATURATION

DESATURATED
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SATURATED

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Brightness

BRIGHT
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DARK

Color Theory Basics


COLOR SCHEME

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THE COLOR WHEEL

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Color Theory Basics


THE COLOR WHEEL PRIMARY COLORS

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Color Theory Basics


THE COLOR WHEEL SECONDARY COLORS

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Color Theory Basics


THE COLOR WHEEL TERTIARY COLORS

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Color Theory Basics


THE COLOR WHEEL COMPLIMENTARY COLORS

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Color Theory Basics


THE COLOR WHEEL ANALOGOUS COLORS

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Color Theory Basics



Monochromatic - Colors from the same wedge on the color wheel Analogous - Colors from wedges on both sides of the main color Complementary - Colors from the wedge directly across from the main color Split Complementary - Colors form the wedges on either side of the main colors complement

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Reading for Next Week

InDesign Chapters 2-7

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