Color theory encompasses a multitude of definitions, concepts and design applications. All the information would fill several encyclopedias. As an introduction, here are a few basic concepts.
A color circle, based on red, yellow and blue, is traditional in the field of art. Sir Isaac Newton developed the first circular diagram of colors in 1666. Since then scientists and artists have studied and designed numerous variations of this concept. Differences of opinion about the
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a technical formula for color harmony.
In addition to basic definitions of color and color harmony, how color behaves in relation to other colors and shapes is a complex area of color theory.
Observing the effects colors have on each other is the starting point for understanding the
relativity of color. The relationship of values, saturations and the warmth or coolness of respective hues can cause noticeable differences in our perception of color.