The Color Wheel
  • Primary Colors
    Red, Blue and Yellow
    Secondary Colors
    Orange, Green and Purple
    Cool Colors
    Green, Blue and Purple 
    Warm Colors
    Red, Orange and Yellow
    Analogous Colors
    Colors that live next to each other on the color wheel (The cool and warm colors are analogous! Other examples are Yellow, Green and Blue)
    Complimentary Colors
    Two colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel. For example, Blue and Orange. When next to each other, they appear brighter. Many sports teams use complimentary colors for their uniforms... Can you think of any teams that use Blue and Orange?