Title: Dyes and Color

By: Michelle

Hey lions, this is a color lesson. I’ll tell you all about colors and how they’re made. First of all you should know all the names of them (Wash, dye, stain, paint, color, shade, hue, tone, pigment, and tint). Second, there are many kinds of hues, but the primary colors are blue, red, and yellow. Without those colours, you cannot mix and create more hues; they are their own colors and cannot be mixed. Sometimes, blue, red, and yellow, are also called cyan and magenta but yellow stays the same. With those colors, you can mix them up and get any shade you want. Blue and red equals violet, blue and yellow gets green, and yellow and red is orange! The colors that gets mixed from primary colors are called secondary colors. There are only three.  Colors that get mixed from a primary and secondary are called tertiary; it also has three colors. If you mix one color more than the other, the shade will be more of the color that you added. A thing you would want to know is that if you mix complimentary colors (Hues that are opposite on the color chart), you will make a brownish color, like red and green, two contrasting colors. Some people may consider green as a primary color but it’s okay if they do that because most people do that too, so instead of the three primaries it’s the four primaries,but if you add black and white it is called the forth or fifth primaries. Did you know that younger people like brighter colors such as red, orange, and yellow, but older people like gentle colours like purple, blue, and green? Additive colors are red, blue, and green; Subtractive colors are magenta, cyan, and yellow. The colours I used at the top are additive. Additive colors when combined together makes white. So red plus green plus blue equals white. But while additive makes white, subtractive makes black. Cyan plus magenta plus yellow equals black. Well, thats all students, thank you for clicking this link!
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