H IS FOR HUE – THE A TO Z’S OF ART

 

“There are not more than five primary colors (blue, yellow, red, white, and black), yet in combination they produce more hues than can ever bee seen.” Paul Klee

It is a widely accepted theory that all colors, or hues come from the three primary colors, red, yellow and blue.  All other colors, or hues come from mixtures of these three primary hues, as shown on the widely accepted color wheel below.

Creating your own color wheel will teach you so much about the principals of color!

So, basically, the words hue and color are interchangeable.   If you are interested in the scientific properties of hue,  click here for the Wikipedia page.

What is your favorite color? Mine is green – hands down!

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