Color wheels show the relationship between all of the colors. They are represented in easy-to-understand methods and arrangements. Regardless of your design knowledge or project type, you will find a color wheel to help you understand the relationship between all of the colors.
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Color wheels are created for every type of medium and may be found online. If you are new to color theory/design, it is a good idea to explore these various wheel options. Professionals may also find them helpful as they may help trigger a new idea!Full 12-Color Wheel
Pure color, cannot be mixed. As shown in the image below, the primary colors are red, blue, and yellow.
Primary colors have been part of our lives since our first years of school as we learned to mix paint colors in art class. They are the base of other colors.
Primary Color Wheel
Colors created by mixing two primary colors. The three secondary colors are shown in the image below as green, violet, and orange. To mix these colors, blend the following:
- Green - yellow and blue in equal parts.
- Violet - red and blue in equal parts.
- Orange - red and yellow in equal parts.
Secondary Color Wheel
Colors created by mixing a primary and a secondary color. The six tertiary colors are shown in the image below. They are mixed by combining the following colors:
violet - combine blue and violet in equal parts.
green - combine blue and green in equal parts.
green - combine yellow and green in equal parts.
orange - combine yellow and orange in equal parts.
orange - combine red and orange in equal parts.
violet - combine red and violet in equal parts.
Tertiary Color Wheel