Elements of Design #1: COLOUR Textiles 3101
Obtain copy of blank colour wheel • THIS IS PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENT #1 • You will need pencil crayons OR crayons • Page 376 of Creative Living • Using your book, correctly shade in the colour wheel
Add in your colours... • Try filling in the colors by painting your own Basic Color Wheel. Begin by painting in the three Primary Colors. • The Primary Colors are Yellow, Red and Blue. • Next, fill in the Secondary Colors. • The Secondary Colors are Orange, Violet and Green. • Finally fill in the six Tertiary Colors. • Hint: mix the Primary Colors with pre-mixed Orange, Violet and Green.
Understanding Colours... • All colours are blends of the three primary colours • Red, yellow and blue • Secondary colours are made by mixing an equal amount of two primary colours • Orange, green and violet • Example green is a mixture of blue and yellow • Example: violet is a mixture of blue and red • ALL colours are a blend of these 6 main colours
Variations of the same Colour GREEN • It can refer to the colour of pine trees or the colour of an apple • These two green colours are very similar, but they differ because they combine the basic colours in different amounts. • Ex; The apple has more yellow than blue • Ex; The pine tree has more blue than yellow
Hues • The name given to each colour is called a HUE • There are many variations of colour/hue • Each colour varies from light to dark • For Example: There are many different blue Hues • Navy Blue, Royal Blue, Sky Blue, Pale Blue
Colour Values- darks • A colour ‘s lightness or darkness is called its value. • Darker colours are called shades • Shades result from adding black to a colour • For example: Add BLACK to Red- Burgundy • A shade of Red • For example: Add BLACK to green- Forest Green • A shade of Green
Colour Values- lights • A colour ‘s lightness or darkness is called its value. • Lighter colours are called tints • Tints are made from adding white to a colour • For example: Pink is a tint of red • How to make pale green? • Add white to green
Colour Intensity • The brightness or dullness of a colour is Intensity • Usually, just by looking at a colour you can tell its brightness or dullness • Bright Colours include- hot pink, royal purple, lemon yellow • Dull Colours include- navy blue, brown, rust... • Neutral Colours- white, black, grey • Grey is created from adding black and white
Colour Scheme • Monochromatic • This colour scheme uses variations of the same colour. • For example, if you wore a pale green t-shirt and dark green cords, your outfit would be monochromatic
Analogous • An Analogous colour scheme uses colours that are closely related. • Example- Yellow, Yellow-Orange, Orange • Example- Wearing blue jeans, with a blue-green sweater
Complementary • Complementary colour schemes combine colours that are direct opposite • Example 1: Red & Green, • Example 2: Orange & blue • Example 3: Yellow & violet
Today’s Work • Obtain Blank Mannequin Template & design/colour 3 outfits • Monocramatic • Analogous • Complementry * Be sure to clearly label each outfit!