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  Orange (colour) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With natural colouring materials such as paints or crayons, orange, or "yellowred", is a secondary colour that can be derived from primary colours by mixing red (or more accurately, magenta) and yellow.
Orange is the national colour of The Netherlands, due to its royal family originating from the principality of Orange-Nassau.
Orange is the colour of the second equipation of Valencia CF (Spain).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orange_(colour)   (453 words)

 Understanding Colour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Secondary colours are colours achieved by a mixture of two primary colours.
Intermediate colours are derived by mixing a primary and its closest secondary colour on the colour wheel.
Warm colours are found on the right side of the color wheel and cool colours are found on the left side of the color wheel.
www.artezan.com /artezan/index-links/understanding-colour.htm   (951 words)

 theory of colour: Orange is Tertiary
In between these colours may be seen secondary colours that are, perceptually, each a mixture of two of the primaries.
There are also quaternary colours shown, they are a mixture of a tertiary colour and either the primary or secondary colour closest to that tertiary colour in the colour wheel.
A colour mix, as previously discussed, may also be thought of as a mutual pollution of each of the colours in the mix.
www.abelard.org /colour/col-hi.htm   (2216 words)

The exact colour of your secondary colour depends on which red, yellow or blue you use and the proportions in which you mix them.
An intermediate colour is made by mixing a primary colour with the secondary colour closest to it.
The complementary colour of a primary colour is the colour opposite it (green is the complementary of red, orange for blue, and purple for yellow).
www.decorativedelights.homestead.com /ColourTheory.html   (1260 words)

 Colour Theory - Hair Science - HairCrazy.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Colours are made up of one or more of the three primary colours red, yellow and blue with different amounts of each colour creating the resulting shade.
The colour between red and yellow is orange and the colour between yellow and blue is green.
Looking at the colour wheel you can work out that Yellow-Orange is a tertiary colour since it's between a primary colour (yellow) and a secondary colour (orange).
haircrazy.info /index.php?menu_id=11&article=82   (1141 words)

 Decorating kids bedrooms, colour basics role of primary secondary tertiary colours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Secondary colours are colours made by mixing two primary colours together.
If you look at the colour wheel you notice although it is split into 12 sections you can see the four main colours blending into each other around the wheel.
As colour has such a powerful affect it is important to outline the main effects the main four colours have.
www.funkidsrooms.co.uk /decorating/colour-basics.html   (504 words)

 Primary Colours
Subtractive colours are colours that are used in conjunction with reflected light.
In this case the subtractive colours are blue red and yellow, (cyan, magenta and yellow where printing and coatings are concerned).
These are the colours that are associated with the subtraction of light and used in pigments for making paints, inks, coloured fabrics, and general coloured coatings that we see and use every day.
www.colourtherapyhealing.com /colour/primary_colours.php   (398 words)

 What is COLOUR
Intensity is the brightness or dullness of a hue (colour).
Secondary colours are the hues between the primary hues on the colour wheel.
These colours are created by mixing a secondary colour with a primary colour.
www.vobs.at /ball-online/Topics/COLOURS/Project_colours.htm   (254 words)

 Colour Theory Tutorial - Watercolours and Pastels by Peter Saw
Tertiary colours are colours produced by mixing a primary colour with one of its secondary colours.
Between each of the primary colours are the secondary colours, shown in the middle sized circles, which result from mixing the two adjacent primaries.
The tertiary colours obtained from mixing the primaries with their respective secondary colours are shown in the small circles.
website.lineone.net /~peter.saw/lessons/colour.htm   (1521 words)

 melamine coated place mats DMDesign
Secondary colour: This is the second colour on the page, and it is usually there to "back up" the primary colour.
It is usually a colour which constrast more with the primary and secondary colour, and it should be used with moderation.
The complementary colours are the colours which are directly opposite to each other in the colour wheel.
www.budgetbrochuredesign.co.uk /melamine-coated-place-mats.html   (576 words)

 Colour Magic: Days, Metals, Planets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Seven colours from this selection, the three principal colours and their opposites, along with fl, have long been associated with the 7 Days of the week, the 7 Metals known to the ancients, and the 7 Planets which can be seen with the naked eye.
The set of three primary colours and the set of three secondary colours are each split into an adjacent pair with the third offset and cross-linked with its complement.
The planets and their colours are also associated with the days in the week and are the basis of the biblical account of Creation in Genesis.
www.dacha.freeuk.com /colour   (1470 words)

 Colours on the web - color theory and color matching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It is usually a colour which constrasts more with the primary and secondary colours, and as such, it should be used with moderation.
The complementary colours are the colours which are directly opposite from one another on the colour wheel.
Colours can contrast in hue, value and saturation, but there are many different types of contrasts that have been defined by colour theorists throughout the years.
www.webwhirlers.com /colors/combining.asp   (1462 words)

 UofM: Graphic Standards Guide, Colour Backgrounds [2 of 2]
To produce the logo on a dark background, it should be reversed or knocked out of the background colour.
Any of the logo versions may be reversed out of any solid colour, screen of colour, textured, illustrative or photographic background that is dark enough to provide sufficient contrast forclarity and legibility.
To produce the logo on a light background, it should be positive on the background.
www.umanitoba.ca /publications/graphic_standards/colourback2.html   (133 words)

 IWB: Using colour
The objective of this introductory lesson was to focus on the use of colour to express mood, building on pupils’ previous knowledge of the colour wheel, and developing it through practical sketchbook activities.
Individual pupils came to the board and filled in the 3 primary colours of pigment [or subtractive primaries], followed by 3 secondary colours, using the fill tool and colour palette available in the whiteboard software.
They were then asked to label the primary, secondary and tertiary colours on the wheel and to explain how tertiary colours are made, dragging the labels and revealing the correct answer to the question after they had reached a consensus verbally.
www.virtualartroom.com /IWBcolour.htm   (571 words)

 painter and decorator chelsea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Secondary colors are midway between the primary colours on the colour wheel.
These colours are created by mixing a secondary colour with a primary color.
Any colour normally reflects a mood and hence is a very important factor to contemplate whilst choosing colours to decorate.
www.davidmooney.co.uk /choosingcolours.htm   (573 words)

 Primary colours
Primary colours used in painting are a pinkish red called magenta, a blue called cyan and yellow.
White is not a colour and is often used to tint colours, for example, mixing it with red to make a pale pink.
Green is an example of a secondary colour, which is made by mixing yellow and blue.
www.bears.co.nz /dyk/colours.htm   (211 words)

 WetCanvas! - December ESP: The Colour of Magic
Colour is a circle of family relationships- some are parents, (primary colours) some siblings, (secondary colours) some cousins (tertiary colours) and some second and third cousins (those weird greyed colours).
Now, turn the original strip into grayscale, and assign different colours to the values present- for instance: the darkest areas will be this dark purple, the next darkest, this rust, the midtones a blue, the mid-lights a lavender, and the lights a cream.
MAKE the colour you think you lack by layering the ones you have- the results are so much richer than if you grab that $4.00 stick of handrolled-between-a-possible-virgen's-thighs and lay in a wide swathe of it.
randy.artistnation.com /forums/printthread.php?t=234419   (3455 words)

 Paint CafĂ© : The Theory of Colour : Colour Definitions
Complementary colours: Colours that are opposite one another in the chromatic circle are called complementary.
However, interaction between colours may cause a hue such as red-violet to appear warmer if it is placed next to a cold colour, such as green, or colder if it is placed next to a warm colour, such as orange.
However, interaction between colours may cause a hue such as yellow-green to appear colder if it is placed next to a warm colour, such as red, or warmer if it is placed next to a cold colour, such as blue.
www.paintcafe.com /en/couleur/langage/vocabulaire   (1118 words)

 Colour properties
Traditionally, for convenience, these colours are arranged in a circle of six colours (Indigo is not used), to form a colour circle or 'Colour Wheel'.
This only works if you use a paint colour that 'leans' towards the colour being made, i.e., to make violet you would need to use a red that is 'inclined' towards violet, and a blue that is 'inclined' towards violet.
Understanding the principals and properties of colour, helps us to decide what colour is to be used to express our feelings for the subject we are painting.
www.zest-it.com /colour.htm   (734 words)

 Journal of Vision - The status of primary and secondary colours in colour term acquisition, by Pitchford & Mullen
Berlin and Kay (1969) proposed children would acquire basic colour terminology in an order analogous to that by which colour terms are added to languages, as both reflected the physiological structure underpinning perceptual-conceptual colour space.
Accordingly, children should acquire the six primary colour terms (red, green, blue, yellow, fl and white) before the five secondary colour terms (orange, pink, purple, brown and grey).
Interestingly, our data show brown and grey are colours children least prefer, suggesting colour preference and colour conceptualisation are linked in early childhood: an association which may be mediated by a third factor relating to the perceptual organisation of colour space.
www.journalofvision.com /4/11/75   (313 words)

 Graphic and Industrial Design for Effective Packaging: Colour Wheel - Certified Online Course by NID and Macmillan India
In the Colour Wheel illustration above, the complement of the colour is used as text in that section.
Colour Complements are on opposite sides of the Colour Wheel.
Colour Complements have drastically different wavelengths and, consequently, cause some perception problems for a viewer if they are placed close to each other.
develop.emacmillan.com /nid/material/FreeCourse/gds/module3/colourwheel1.html   (253 words)

 BBC - Homes - Design - Colour wheel
Look at the colour wheel and you will see the left hand side of the colours are 'warm' or 'hot' and the ones on the right are 'cool' or 'cold'.
An accent colour is a colour used in quite small quantities to lift or to add punch to a colour scheme.
To use clashing colours is thought to be a no-no. At weddings, everyone is worried that the mother of the bride will clash with the mother of the groom.
www.bbc.co.uk /homes/design/colour_wheel.shtml   (408 words)

 Physics 20 - Optics - Colour
Colour wheels could be used to illustrate the relationships between primary and secondary colours.
Note how the colours in the test pattern can be used to develop a table summarizing the relationships between the primary and secondary colours of light.
If there is a colour filter head on a darkroom enlarger in your school, take students to see what happens to the resulting image of a negative or a slide viewed on the enlarger baseboard when the filter pack in the enlarger head is changed.
www.sasked.gov.sk.ca /docs/physics/u6c32phy.html   (878 words)

 Facts & Figures: Colour Theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The cone primaries are theoretical colours that the brain would perceive if each of the three cone types could be stimulated individually (which is impossible) and are described as 'extreme red', 'psychedelic aquamarine' and 'extreme purple' in a most interesting document on the University of Colorado website which you can find here.
Secondary colours are colours which are created by mixing two (but not three) primary colours.
Remember however that the colour wheel to the left is for additive colours (I've used it here because it's being displayed on a screen) and if you are mixing pigments you should use a colour wheel with the appropriate set of subtractive primaries.
www.themodelmakersresource.co.uk /facts/facts011.html   (1640 words)

 Colour mixing without making mud
Pulling your eyes first to orange then to blue, the colour in the middle, the result of neutralizing the two colours, seeming to be ignored.
The colour pigment used in making the tube of paint is shown on the label, represented by the pigment number and chemical name.
We are mixing together a minimum of seven different pigments, four primary and three secondary colours, that's a lot of colours trying to neutralize each other.
www.zest-it.com /colour_mixing.htm   (1235 words)

 Primary Colours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Secondary colours are made by combining a primary colour with a neighbouring secondary colour on the Colour Wheel.
Within each these secondary colours infinite variations or hues are also possible as with the primary colors.
Tertiary colours are a mix of the secondary colours.
www.netwrite-publish.com /writing/color4.htm   (364 words)

 Make the right colour choices: Builder AU: Web Development: Site Design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Once you have your primary colours, select your secondary colours by using shades of the primary colours, or adjusting their saturation/hue to similar tones.
A good place to use secondary colours is in copy headlines, or to highlight words or titles on the page.
Colours are deeply associated with feelings and interpretations on just about everything we see.
www.builderau.com.au /webdev/sitedesign/0,39024698,20279104,00.htm   (558 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Pupils drag and drop colours into a colour-mixing machine that mixes the colours and makes the appropriate secondary colour.
Pupils learn the basic colour theory and the terminology "primary" and "secondary" colours.
They then apply their knowledge to a simple colouring-in exercise where they have a palette of primary colours that they use to make the secondary colours.
www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk /vtc/20030127/Art1/Keystage1/Colour/Colourmixing/Introduction   (103 words)

 colour - elements and principles of design
Compound colours are colours containing a mixture of the three primaries.
In this illustration the compound mixtures between red and green are shown, as are tints and shades of the colour wheel.
Imagine a colour wheel filled in with all the compound mixtures between all the complementary colours.
www.johnlovett.com /colour.htm   (350 words)

 colour wheel
The cool colours of the colour wheel tend to go away from you, or feel distant to you, and recede in a painting.
Complementary colours are opposite each other on the colour wheel, as shown by the hands on the colour wheel 'clock'.
Complementary colours when mixed together produce a neutral or grey colour, sometimes with a leaning towards one colour.
www.zest-it.com /colour_wheel.htm   (391 words)

 4Learning - Secondary - Resources4Learning - Secondary - Resources - Design and Technology - The Technology Programme: ...
Consideration of the use of colour could be usefully made through 'product analysis' activities in both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.
Is it a primary colour or a secondary colour?
The electro-luminescent material used in the Glasgow theatre is now used in a wide range of applications ranging from panels on the outside of fighter aircraft to aid recognition to emergency lighting.
www.channel4.com /learning/main/netnotes/sectionid100664996.htm   (400 words)

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