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Re: [teacherartexchange] color harmony online activity

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From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Feb 03 2009 - 08:01:59 PST


Thanks for all the interactive color theory suggestions, everyone! I
got lots of great interactive goodies for my students to use for the
project, and a few fun games for free days and crazy days. :)

You guys are the best!

Becky

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 10:32 AM, Judy Decker <> wrote:
> Thanks Christine,
>
> This is good at showing the Magenta - Yellow - Cyan as primary colors
> of pigments
> http://www.humboldt.edu/~rq1/colorwheel/wheelfla/t.swf
>
> Features Red-Green-Blue - primary colors of light. For more info:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RGB_color_model
> (lots more sites out there - this was just the first Google pick)
>
> Those of you who teach students primary colors are red-yellow-blue may
> confuse the kiddies.
>
> I recently posted a color wheel with definitions... didn't save the
> URL though. It was on a museum site (pretty simple).
>
> There is a good color interactive out there. I will see if I can find it.
> Here it is - but it geared more to color symbolism. Does show
> complementary colors:
> http://www.mariaclaudiacortes.com/colors/Colors.html
>
> Older students may have fun with this interactive:
> http://www.wellstyled.com/tools/colorscheme2/index-en.html
> Select a starting color - then explore monochromatic - Complementary
> (here called contrast) - Triad - Tetrad - Analogous (analogous can add
> the complement, too).
> I haven't tried to print off scheme created to see if students could
> duplicate colors of one they liked.
>
> Regards,
>
> Judy Decker
>
> On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Christine wrote:
>>
>>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I googled
>>
>> color harmonies interactive
>>
>> and found this wonderful site
>>
>>
>>
>> http://www.humboldt.edu/~rq1/colorwheel/wheelfla/t.swf
>>
>>
>>
>> hope this helps,
>>
>> Christine Besack :)
>
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