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An individual's perception of numbers and letters associated with that experience of colors

Grapheme-Color Synesthesia

2

Made up of numerous waves or impulses each having different dimensions of wave lengths

White light or Daylight

3

Process of mixing pigments together, such as we see paintings; when these pigments are blended, more light is absorbed and less is reflected

Subtractive Color

4

The process of mixing colored light, such as in theatrical lighting or television

Additive Color

5

Based on the viewer's reaction to colors when they are placed next to each other

Partitive Color

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3 different ways a user can mix the colors of the light display

1. CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Key)
2. RGB (Red, Green, Blue)
3. HSV (Hue, Saturation, Value) or HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness)

7

Range of colors reproduced in color mode

Gamut

8

It is the setting or correcting of a measuring device or base level, usually by adjusting it to match or conform to a deniably known and unvarying measure

Calibration

9

Standardized color reproduction system; by standardizing the colors, different manufacturers in different locations can all refer to it to make sure colors match without direct contact with one another

Pantone Color Matching System

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3 dimensions of color; gives identity to the color

1. Hue
2. Saturation
3. Value

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Refers to the undiluted colors; it refers to the true colors of the spectrum

Hue

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A combination of unequal proportions of all the primaries
Examples : Russet, ecru
Sometimes known as _________

Broken Hue

Earth colors

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Hues that are usually related to blue; it recedes and suggest sky, water, distance, foliage, and shadows; it is quiet, restful, far,airy, and light

Cool Hues

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Hues that are usually related to red; it suggests aggression, sunlight, heat, blood, arousal, and stimulation; appears heavier than cool ones

Warm Hues

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What is the coolest hue?

Blue-green

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What is the warmest hue?

Red-orange

17

Refers to the brightness of a color; its intensity referring to the brightness to dullness

Saturation

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It is the addition of gray to pure hue

Tones

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It refers to the lightness and darkness of a color; how much white and how much black

Value

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A color with the presence of white; lighter effect of a color
Example: Pink is the ** of Red

Tint

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A color with the presence of black; darker effect of a color
Example: Navy is a ** of blue

Shade

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It is a step of change between color samples

Intervals

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Series of progressive intervals that are so close that individual steps cannot be distinguished; seamless transition between color differences

Gradient

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Gray, white, and black are __________ colors.

Achromatic

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All other colors with hues are __________ colors.

Chromatic

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Colors that are higher in value (lighter), lower in saturation, cooler in hue

Receding

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Colors that are lower in value (darker), highly saturated, and warmer in hue

Advancing

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The __________ in an object enable it to absorb some light waves and reflect the others

Pigments

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What we actually see as color is called __________. When an object is hit with light rays, the object absorbs certain waves and reflects others, this determines the __________.

Color Effect

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The colored light in the visible spectrum ranges from __________ to ___________.

Red to Violet