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What is the Color wheel?

Color Wheel

A color wheel is a chart which shows the relationship between colors.

The color wheel consists of

  • Primary Colors
  • Secondary Colors
  • Tertiary Colors

Primary Colors

Red, yellow and blue are primary colors

Primary colors cannot be mixed or formed with other colors

All other colors are derived from these colors

Secondary Colors

Green, orange and violet are secondary colors

They are formed by mixing up of primary colors

BLUE + YELLOW=GREEN

YELLOW + RED = ORANGE

BLUE + RED = VIOLET

Tertiary Colors

Tertiary colors are formed by mixing a primary and secondary color.

RED-ORANGE

YELLOW-ORANGE

YELLOW-GREEN

BLUE-GREEN

BLUE-VIOLET

RED-VIOLET

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