GLOSSARY OF COLOR
Classification of a color as red, blue, green, or yellow in reference to the spectrum.
1. The purity of a color, or its freedom from white or gray.
2. Intensity of distinctive hue; saturation of a color.
Higher color temperatures are cool (blueish white) colors;
lower color temperatures are warm (yellowish white through red) colors.
The darkness or lightness of a color. Tone Tonal value
The base colors from which other colors can be mixed: red, yellow, blue.
A color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors.
Intermediate colors are the "third" category of color. They are made by mixing to primary and secondary color together.
A color, as brown, produced by mixing two secondary colors.
One of a pair of primary or secondary colors across from each other on the color wheel, as opposed to red, orange opposed to blue, or violet opposed to yellow.
Having a variety of tones of only one color
Colors that are neither warm nor cool. Grays and browns are neutral colors.
Colors that are adjacent to each other on the color wheel.
Colors in an equilateral triangle on the color wheel; such as red, yellow, and blue; or orange, green, and violet
A color diluted with white ; a color of less than maximum purity, chromo, or saturation.
A delicate or pale color.
The degree of darkness of a color, determined by the quantity of black or by the lack of illumination.
not transparent or translucent; impenetrable to light; not allowing light to pass through.
easily seen through
Some definitions are taken from dictionary.com and wikipedia.com.
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