Introduction to Color Pertemuan 1 s.d 2. Matakuliah: U0094/Color Theory Tahun: 2008. Color is a property of lights. The degree of lightness & darkness make differences of an object from its environment. It shows an natural (original color) or dramatic (pigment color) effect.
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Introduction to ColorPertemuan 1 s.d 2
Matakuliah: U0094/Color Theory
Color is a property of lights
The degree of lightness & darkness make differences of an object from its environment.
It shows an natural (original color) or dramatic (pigment color) effect.
Color is an important part (its attributes, dimensions, harmonies, & phenomena) of the artist’s, architect’s, & designer’s knowledge.
Color effects the viewer’s attitudes & responses to objects, visual messages, & environments. Through colors, viewer response can be manipulated & directed.
As a Graphic Designer, color is 1 of the communication basic. Using a good & right color helps to deliver the message to costumer.
“To create a combination of hue, tints, and shades is a main purpose of learning this class.”
Learning color means play with:1. Rhythm, Gradation a linear sequence from one to other colors.2. Contrast an opposite colors that has an equal tone.
3. Accent a different color in a group of one or similar colors.
Light : Red, Green, Blue (RGB)ex: monitor, screen, etcPigment : Red, Yellow, Blue (RYB)ex: poster color, water color, pencil color, marker, etc
Primary colorsSecondary colorsTertiary colors
hues that are considered absolute or completely pure ‘cause they can't be obtained by mixing
red, yellow, blue
the result of a combination of any 2 pigment primaries in equal proportions
red-blue = purple
red-yellow = orange
yellow-blue = green
the result of a combination of any pigment primary & secondary in equal proportions
split complementary color
Three basic elements are required for an appreciation of color:
a light source,
an object, &