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Color theory: a complete set of lessons for Art students
Articles are as follows:
What exactly IS color? The science of color and an introduction to additive and subtractive color mixing (coming soon)
Optical illusions and color perception: are you fooled by this dress? An introduction to the differences in color perception and what this means for artists and designers, using color illusions to illustrate these concepts (coming soon)
Can you pass a color blind test? Most high school Art classrooms have at least one student with some form of color vision deficiency. Test yourself for color blindness and learn how being color blind may affect your chance of career as an artist or designer.
The color wheel: a guide to additive color mixing and complementary colors (including creative color wheel examples). This article provides free printable worksheets and introduces students to primary, secondary, tertiary, complementary and harmonious colours – the nuts and bolts of modern color theory (coming soon)
Color names, hex codes...and what is this color called? (coming soon)
Color meanings and psychology: the implications for artists and designers. A comprehensive online list of color meanings and associations, discussing how color affects our interaction with and appreciation of art and design (coming soon)
Color schemes and combinations: how to use color in art and design. Once an understanding of color theory has been grasped, this article explains how this knowledge is brought together to create effective artwork (coming soon)
The analysis of color in art. This is included within our Artist Studies articles and gives examples of how to analyse the use of color in an artwork (coming soon)