Color – Delight in color is a universal human characteristic. Color is a property of light. When light goes out, color goes with it, Color has three dimensions or attributes: Hue, value, and intensity Hue – is the dimension of color that gives color its name “primary and secondary colors” The color circle showing a sequence Of 12 hues” [pick Warm and cool colors – Colors may either be warm or cool.
Red, Orange, and Yellow are the warm hues Color Harmonies (two kinds) – Related color harmonies – Contrasted color harmonies Related color harmonies – these may either be monochromatic or adjacent Contrasted color harmonies ? colors which lie directly opposite each other in the color circle Value – Refers to the lightness or darkness of a color. It is a quality which depends on the amount of light and dark in color. Tints are values above the normal and shades are values below the normal Intensity ? it refers to the brightness or darkness Of color. It gives color strength.
Psychology of Colors – one important thing the artist has to remember is that colors are known to have varied psychological and emotional connotations. Black- death and gloom White – purity and innocence Blue – color tot heaven Red – Blood, anger, and provokes fear Orange – helps person to be assertive Green – the color of nature Meaning of colors conveyed by the rose – Although the rose itself is not a mans creation, having different colors that convey different meanings, the rose is the flower worthy of mention for its varied psychological and emotional connotations.
Red – Love You, Courage and Fortitude Pink – Thank you Deep Pink – Convey gratitude and appreciation Lighter Pink – express sympathy, grace and gentility Yellow – Stand for joy and freedom Coral or Orange – Speak of enthusiasm and desire Texture – is the element that deals more directly with the sense of touch – is found in all visual arts – In painting, texture is used to represent the skin, clothes, jewelry, furniture, and others. – Texture is very real to the sculptor and architect because wood, stone, brick. Concrete, and metal feel different to the touch,