Primary colors = Red, yellow and blue
Secondary colors = Combination of two primaries. (yellow and red = orange) (red and blue = purple Tertiary = Primary colors + added to one of the secondary colors.
What are 5 fundamental color concepts?
hue, tint, shade, saturation, value
Hue A hue is any of the color you would find on the color wheel, and is the starting point for the color decision.
Tint A tint is created by adding white to a hue.
Shade Add black to a hue and you have a shade. A shade is also referred to as a tone.
Saturation Saturation is the intensity of a particular hue to the black space.
Value The Value of the hue describes how light or dark the color will be. Good sources for color:
Why is it important to learn the fundamentals of color?
There might be a tendency to use your own personal favorite colors, or use colors that don't work well together. Knowing the fundamentals of color can go a long way towards making better choices.
What questions can you ask yourself about your choices in color?
What are the 16 predefined colors that display exactly the same on all browsers and platforms?
(aqua, black, blue, silver, gray, white, maroon, red, purple, fuchsia, teal, green, lime, olive, yellow and navy.
What is the 216 Color browser safe palette?
Browser safe colors in the hexadecimal palette are those colors that are represented by combinations of the following six values: 00,33,66, 99, CC and FF.
6 colors for each
value = 6 x 6 x 6 = 216 color safe colors.
The full color palette. How many colors?
16, 777, 216 colors
256 X 256 X 256
White is the most common color on the web. It's easy to read text on a white background. However, stark white backgrounds can sometimes strain the eyes. Just as light text on dark backgrounds tend to.
The following off-white colors work well and can cause less eye strain:
Light golden rod
Shades of gray: (Set all of your RGB the same in either hexadecimal notations
dark black less
dark gray less
dark gray less
light gray less
What are three ways you can specify color on the web?
Color names, hexadecimal values, RGB values
What are four ways that color can influence a readers perception of content?
Color can affect the way Users' eyes can be drawn into content.
Color can create separation from different areas of content.
Color can make text more readable.
Color can direct users to important content.