A Color Wheel Refresher Course

Posted by on Oct 1, 2004 in Blog, Graphic Design | 0 comments

A Color Wheel Refresher Course

PRIMARY COLORS. Red, yellow & blue. All colors are derived from these hues.

SECONDARY COLORS. Green, orange & purple, Secondary colors are combinations of primary colors.

TERTIARY (OR INTERMEDIATE) COLORS. Yellow-Orange, Red-Orange, Red-Purple, Blue-Purple, Blue-Green and Yellow-Green. Tertiary (or intermediate) colors conisist of a primary color combined with a secondary color.

ANALOGOUS COLORS. Colors next to each other on the wheel are harmonious and go together well, for example red, red-orange, and red-violet.

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