Value – 1. The relative lightness or darkness of color in a picture. 2. That aspect of color by which a sample appears to reflect more or less of the incident color. 3. Lightness or darkness; the amount of white or black.
Saturation – refers to the dominance of hue in the color.
Collage – An artistic composition of materials and objects pasted over a surface, often with unifying lines and color.
Dominance – Preeminence in position or prevalence; ascendancy. 2. The tendency for one element or group to command greater attention than another
Simultaneous contrast – Two colors, side by side, interact with one another and change our perception accordingly. Simultaneous contrast is most intense when the two colors are complementary colors.
Complimentary color – On a standard color wheel they are the colors opposite each other (red/green, yellow/blue). They look good together and compliment each other.
cool vs. warm – Warm colors are based on yellows, oranges, browns, yellowish greens, orangish reds, and the like. Cool colors are based on blues, greens, pinks, purples, blue-greens, magentas, and blue-based reds.
Monochromatic – a color scheme based on variations in a single hue. For example, a light, pastel blue, a medium navy blue and a dark blue-blue may be used in a room interior.
Analogous color – a color scheme based on hues that are adjacent on a color wheel, such as red, red-orange, and orange.