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In this lesson, you will be introduced to Color as an element and how it is considered in the visual design process.

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Terms to Know
Color Spectrum

The seven hues of visible light: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. These hues are arranged on the spectrum by wavelength.


The name of a color.


Another term for the intensity of a color, usually refers to the purity or vividness of a color.