Primary colors: colors from which all other colors are made: red, blue, and yellow

Secondary colors: colors that are created from equal amounts of a pair of primary colors: green, orange, violet

Tertiary colors: colors made from equal amounts of a pair of primary and secondary colors: red-violet, blue-violet, blue-green, yellow-green, yellow-orange, red-orange

Analogous colors: three consecutive colors on the color wheel

Complementary colors: the colors opposite on the color wheel: red & green, blue & orange, yellow & violet

Tint: a color plus white

Shade: a color plus black

Monochromatic: one color

Neutral: created by mixing equal amounts of two complementary colors (usually a gray-brown)

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