The following section provides you with the basic theory of colour. Before you attempt this, you have a to be sure you are able to see colours as they appear in nature. On the right you will see a button to a simple test for what is commonly called colour blindness.Click on button to the right.
Color theory encompasses a multitude of definitions, concepts and design applications – enough to fill several encyclopedias. However, there are three basic categories of color theory that are logical and useful : The color wheel, color harmony, and the context of how colors are used.
Color theories create a logical structure for color. For example, if we have an assortment of fruits and vegetables, we can organize them by color and place them on a circle that shows the colors in relation to each other.
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