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Wednesday, October 31, 2007 - • Contrast of Saturation o...

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Color Contrasts Contrast of o Bezold Effect : in this optical illusion, design changes considerably when simply one hue is altered. Contrast of Warm and Cold o Certain hues produce the sensation of temperature. Reds and oranges are warm Blues and greens are cool o In landscapes, more distant objects appear cooler. Complementary Contrast o Two hues are complementary if their pigment, mixed together produce a neutral gray-black Simultaneous Contrast o Simultaneous contrast results from the fact that for any hue, the eye simultaneously requires its complement. o Afterimage : after viewing a hue for a long time, the eyes fatigues and the complement is generated. Red-orange is static on black Primaries red and yellow are static on blue and excited on blue-green
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Unformatted text preview: • Contrast of Saturation o The contrast between pure, intense hues and dull diluted hues o Four different ways of altering the saturation Addition of white color Addition of black color Addition of grey color Addition of the complementary color • Contrast of Extention o the relative areas of two or more hues yellow : violet = ¼ : ¾ 3 : 9 orange : blue = : ⅓ ⅔ 4 : 8 red : green = ½ : ½ 6 : 6 • Contrast of Wet and Dry • Color Placement o Spatial Effect : each hue depending on is placement can appear to advance or recede o The effect of a color interacts with its placement o When proportions are altered complementary colors intensify each other...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ETD 120 taught by Professor Shin during the Fall '07 term at University of Wisconsin.

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