Ch. 5

1.       Complementary colours are opposite to each other are on the colour wheel. Analogous colours are next to one another on the colour wheel.

2.       The triadic colour theme takes three colours that are equal distance from eacher other on the colour wheel.

3.       The RGB colour model uses the three colours red, green, and blue. The CMYK colour model uses cyan, magenta, yellow, and black pigments to create full colour on printed materials. The HSB colour model is based on human perception of colour that uses hue, saturation, and brightness to define a colour.

4.       The RGB scale goes from 0-255 for red, green, and blue colour values. Depending on which values you assign each colour gives you a different colour. 255 gives you black and 0 gives white.

5.       The colour mode lets the computer know which model to use to represent the colours.

6.       Out of gamut is when a colour is created in RGB but cannot be created with CMYK.

7.       RGB uses different amounts of red green and blue to create a colour. CMYK uses cyan, magenta, yellow, and black to create a colour. RGB is usually for web or electronic delivery and CMYK is used for print.

8.       Adobe colour lets you designate a colour as bright or muted and it will choose a theme from them. Or you can choose a colour theme created by other users.

9.       The HSB colour model uses human perception of colour using hue saturation, and brightness to define a colour.

10.   Colour communicates meaning by the different hues and saturations of each colour. Muted blues and purples are usually seen as cold or sad colours while bright reds, oranges, and yellows are seen as warm and happy colours.