COLOR BASICS

If you have kids who enjoy crafting, chances are you probably already own a wide range of colors, whether you and your family like to work with markers, crayons, watercolor, acrylic paints, or something else. There are so many colors out there that it’s impossible to own every single one, however, and you may want to mix and match colors to create different shades. This is where having a basic understanding of color theory will come in handy!

THE COLOR WHEEL

The color wheel has been around for centuries, but it remains the best tool for learning about colors and how they relate to one another. It can also be used as a reference when mixing colors.

At the heart of the color wheel are the three primary colors: red, yellow, and blue. ...

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