The Colour Wheel:-
The colour wheel is the most familiar and useful tools used in art and design. It can tell you everything you need to know in a quick glance. The Primary Colours are the red, blue and yellow and secondary colours are green, purple and orange. You can mix primary colours to get second colours.
A website design follows a colour scheme. These may include:-
- Complementary Colours:-
o Complementary colours are the ones that are found opposite to each other on to the colour wheel. When combined they form grey, black/brown
- Triadic Colours:-
o If the colours form a triangle on the colour wheel they form a more vibrant combination of colours.
- Analogous Colours:-
o Colours that are next to each other on the wheel are known as analogues colours.
- Tertiary Colours:-
o These are the in between colours on the colour wheel.
- Monochromatic Colours:-
o These are different shades of the same colour.