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Colour theory and the colour wheel

This short animation introduces the colour wheel and the relationships between colours.
This video introduces the basic concepts of:
  • primary colours
  • secondary colours
  • tertiary colours
  • warm colours
  • cool colours
  • tonal schemes
  • harmonious schemes
  • and complementary schemes.
If you were planning a colour scheme for a room in your home, what room and what colours would you choose? We will be studying colour theory in greater depth over the coming weeks, but for now can you begin to analyse your colour choices?
What are your colour preferences?
Tell us your thoughts in the comments.
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The Power of Colour

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