I always thought that teritary colours are browns and the like. These
colours mixed across the colour wheel. Whereas intermediates are colours
between primary and secondary, i.e. yellow-orange, red-purple.
on 28/11/03 1:29 AM, Jacqueline Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I thought the tests were easy, but I have a strong color theory and
> design background so I teach that quite comprehesively. I'm going to
> try the tests on my students. The only problem I foresee is that I call
> the third group of colors "tertiary" while the tests refer to them
> as "intermediate" I prefer the word tertiary because it means third,
> which is perfect after primary and secondary (first and second) I think
> intermediate sounds to the kids like some not-quite-a-color, but they
> haven't said that.