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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Museum of Modern Art tape art
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
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: 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 =Secondary Colors: Colors made by mixing two primary colors; orange, green, and violet.
RED + BLUE = VIOLET
BLUE + YELLOW = GREEN
RED + YELLOW = ORANGE
WARM COLORS: Colors similar to fire – red, yellow, & orange- these appear to come forward.
The Tragedy, 1903
oil on wood, 1.053 x .690 m (41 7/16 x 27 3/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington
The Old Guitarist, 1903
oil on wood, 48” x 32.5”
Art Institute of Chicago
Picasso Blue Period
VALUE: the lightness or darkness of a color.
HUE: the name (title) of a color.
LESS INTENSE COLORS
MORE INTENSE COLORS
Complementary Colors: colors located opposite from each other on the color wheel
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: 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
Monochromatic Color Scheme: one color plus its tints and shades.