In visual arts, artists use color theory as a guideline for how to mix or blend color to achieve certain visual effects. In this section, we will cover the basics of color theory and how to implement the guidelines and concepts in your artwork.

Understanding Color



Color is the combination of hue, value, and saturation.

Hue is the pigment, or the color itself. For example, lemon yellow, jaune brilliant, or lilac.

Value is the lightness or darkness of a color. For example, if you remove all the hue from a color, you ...

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