tertiary color


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tertiary color

n.
1. A color resulting from the mixture of two secondary colors.
2. A color resulting from the equal mixture of a primary color with either of the secondary colors adjacent to it on a color wheel. See Table at color.
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And by mixing a primary with a secondary color, an artist can create a tertiary color, with added illusion of nuance and depth.
Grades three and four were divided into six groups as well, assigned a tertiary color, and given the same homework assignment.
The first three paintings are accomplished by using different color schemes: primary, secondary, and tertiary colors.
An important outcome from SSSP processing of colorant materials is the ability to develop secondary and tertiary colors by blending primary and secondary colors together.
Students create a process color wheel showing primary, secondary and tertiary colors, with 50% tints (white added, or color subtracted) and 50% shades (black added) for each.
Most of the paintings involved only one or two tertiary colors, and, like the sculptures, they felt at once muted and refulgent, crisply photographic yet somewhat hazy due to their inflated scale.
Draw your color wheel to include the correct placement of primary, secondary, and tertiary colors.
My instructions to the class were very simple, "Create a color wheel that uses the primary, secondary and tertiary colors.
The first session provided an overview of many of the concepts and vocabulary we would study during the unit: primary, secondary and tertiary colors, tints, shades and tones (value), complementary (opposite) colors, harmonious colors and warm and cool colors.
Students could only use warm or cool colors depending on the color paper chosen, and they were encouraged to mix tertiary colors, tints and shades.

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