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Unformatted text preview: FA-102 Midterm Part 2Primary Color- A color that cannot be broken down any further. Primary colors are the basic hues of any color system, and can in theory be mixed to create any other colorRadial Symmetry- Symmetry which emanates from the centerSaturation- intensity of a color- it is mute? Pure? Bright? Refers to the quality of light in a color, also known as the chroma or the intensitySecondary Color- A color that is created by mixing two primary colorsShading- Adding black. Shading is the darker value on a surface of an object that gives the illusion of depth- that a portion of it is turned away or obscured by the source of lightSimultaneous Contrast- When two different colors come into direct contact, the difference between them is intensified by the contrast. Used to accentuate differenceSplit Compliment-A color, and the two colors on either side of its compliment. This makes less contrast between the colors- it is a triad (3 color combo)Subtractive Color- The sensation of color that is produced when wavelengths of light are reflected back to the viewer after all other wavelengths have been subtracted and/or absorbed...
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course FA 102 taught by Professor Guirguis during the Spring '07 term at USC.
- Spring '07