This tutorial discusses some basic aspects of color and how artists use color as and element of composition.
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Colors in which blue is dominant.
The arrangement of prismatic colors on a circle so that complementary colors are across from each other.
Colors in which yellow and red are dominant.
The type of color—blue, green, red, are all different hues.
Red, yellow, blue.
The intensity of a color, dependent on the amount of white added. Lavender is a low-intensity shade of purple.
Orange, green, purple—the colors made by combining primary colors.
The amount of black added to a color.