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COLOR. COLOR. Review the presentation and fill in the vocabulary sheet neatly. Turn in for a grade. You will have a quiz over these words and they will be on the mid term exam. How are colors used in art?. COLORS CHANGING THE SPACE. Museum of Modern Art tape art.

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  • Review the presentation and fill in the vocabulary sheet neatly.

  • Turn in for a grade. You will have a quiz over these words and they will be on the mid term exam.


Museum of Modern Art tape art

Vincent van Gogh. The Bedroom. 1889

Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 5/8 in.

The Art Institute of Chicago.

Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection

Did you know that the room this famous painting was based on was really all white in real life?

"Instead of trying to reproduce exactly what I see before me, I make more arbitrary use of color to express myself more forcefully.”

Vincent Van Gogh

How can color change alter the mood and feeling of the space?

James Turnell. The Light Inside. 1999,

Installation. Neon light, gypsum board, plaster, and glass.

Museum of Fine Arts Houston


Shows the relationship between primary and secondary colors.

How many colors do you see?

PRIMARY COLORS: space?Colors that CAN’T be created by mixing other colors; In art they are red, yellow, and blue

You can mix them together to create new colors.

But you can’t use other colors to create them.

Primaries + Primaries = space?Secondary Colors: Colors made by mixing two primary colors; orange, green, and violet.




WARM COLORS space?: Colors similar to fire – red, yellow, & orange- these appear to come forward.

COOL COLORS space?: blues, greens, and violets- these appear to recede

Pablo Picasso

The Tragedy, 1903

oil on wood, 1.053 x .690 m (41 7/16 x 27 3/16 in.)

National Gallery of Art, Washington

Pablo Picasso

The Old Guitarist, 1903

oil on wood, 48” x 32.5”

Art Institute of Chicago

Picasso Blue Period

INTENSITY: space? describes the brightness or dullness of a color.

VALUE: the lightness or darkness of a color.

HUE: the name (title) of a color.



Complementary Colors space?: colors located opposite from each other on the color wheel

Complementary Colors space?

When mixing a color with its complement, the result is a duller color because they subtract from each other.

When used side by side, complements appear brighter.

Sport teams often use complements in their logos because the colors are eye catching together.

TINT space?: Colors made by adding white to the original color. Ex. pink is a tint of red, and light blue is a tint of blue.

SHADE: Colors made by mixing black to the original (color).

Maroon is a shade of red, and navy is a shade of blue

Analogous Colors: space? Colors located next to each other on the color wheel.

Monochromatic Color Scheme: one color plus its tints and shades.