Chapter 13.1 review

Warm colors

red, orange, yellow

cool colors

blue, green, violet

complementary colors

Colors located directly opposite one another on the color wheel


The scale measuring degree of lightness or darkness


The brightness or dullness of a color

Law of color

System for understanding color relationships. Yellow blue and red are pure

Primary colors

red, yellow, blue

Secondary colors

orange, green, violet

tertiary colors

Created by mixing a primary color with a neighboring secondary color


Warm,cool, or neutral refers to