COLOURS

PRIMARY COLOURS

IN ART, THERE ARE THREE PRIMARY COLOURS. THESE ARE COLOURS THAT CANNOT BE MADE BY MIXING OTHER COLOURS TOGETHER. THEY ARE – RED, BLUE, AND YELLOW:-
Red
Blue
Yellow

SECONDARY COLOURS

IF YOU MIX TWO PRIMARY COLOURS TOGETHER, YOU CREATE WHAT IS CALLED A SECONDARY COLOUR. MIXING RED AND BLUE CREATES PURPLE; BLUE AND YELLOW MAKE GREEN AND YELLOW AND RED MAKE ORANGE.
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Purple
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Green
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Orange

TERTIARY COLOURS

TERTIARY COLOURS ARE NEUTRAL COLOURS SUCH AS BROWNS AND GREYS.
IF YOU MIX THREE PRIMARY COLOURS TOGETHER, YOU GET A TERTIARY COLOUR OR IF YOU MIX A PRIMARY COLOUR AND A SECONDARY COLOUR YOU GET A TERTIARY COLOUR.
Brown
Grey

BLACK AND WHITE

Black
White
BLACK ADDS SHADOW TO A COLOUR.
BUT WHITE MAKES A COLOUR LIGHTER.
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Pink
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Cream
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Light blueOppositeDark blue
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Light green etc…

FOR EXAMPLE:-

Union JackThe Union Jack is red, white and blue.
German FlagThe German flag is black, red and yellow.
penguinPenguins are black and white.
aubergineAubergines are purple.
lettuceLettuce is green.
lemonLemons are yellow.
orangeOranges are orange!

 

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