Color Schemes

Screen Shot 2014-07-07 at 7.47.30 PMColors can be grouped together in many different ways.  Each way will result in a different effect.  Check out these three main color schemes.  What others can you think of?

A single hue and the tints and shades of that hue.  Tints – add white, Shades – add black.

Colors that are adjacent to each other on the color wheel. For example: red, yellow, orange, and blue, green, violet.

Colors that are directly opposite each other on the color wheel.  For example: blue-orange, red-green, and yellow-violet.  It is always a warm color and a cool color.

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Thanks  for going on our color tour.  Arty hopes that you have learned something new about colors!

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