HUES are the 12 purest brightest colors forming the full spectrum ~ 3 Primary Colors; 3 Secondary Colors; 6 Tertiary Colors. A TINT (sometimes called a pastel) is any color with white added. A SHADE is any color with black added. A TONE is created by adding gray.
Color Wheel for Elementary Students I’ve found that most color wheels are either too complicated (lots of sections and subsections) or too simple (three overlapping balloons) for your average elementary student. My solution is to make my own, and also diagram primary, secondary, warm, cool and complementary colors. You can download a copy for free HERE (new link). Enjoy!
Decorating Around the Color Wheel: From Analogous to Triadic Color Schemes
Interactive color wheel art lesson for 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th grade middle school students. Great project for learning about the element of art color! Also for practicing mixing colors and learning the primary, secondary, and tertiary colors.
Color Theory Chart - beautifully simply way to learn this! (I used to use opposites via the color wheel to correct scans of stained photos - I learned about this theory from a lady with a raspberry stain over half her face - she used green tint before applying base)