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*Primaries: R, Y, B
**Secondaries: O, G, V
***Tertiaries: All have two names: Ex: R-O, B-G...

 "12-Part Color Wheel"

  1. Create an interesting shape to repeat and fill with *primary colors
  2. Create another shape to repeat and fill with **secondary colors
  3. Create a third shape to use for ***tertiary colors
  4. Label the color names (Notice that primaries and secondaries have their own names, but tertiary color names are a double-name)

Plan your drawing in pencil so that it will be big on the page. OK to use object shapes - Shapes with a related theme work best!

Make it decorative! Embellish the page!
OK to make the lettering part of the design! Finish with an ink outline!
Shading info: Let's assume that things that are closest to us will get more light, and appear lighter, and that things further away from us receive less light, and are therefore darker. As we look at the bands you have drawn, bands passing under others seem far away from us, and bands on top seem near. To emphasize this, shade each band darker when it goes under another, and lighter where it passes above. (Layer combinations of colors to achieve best darks!)

*Teaching points: color wheel, composition, visual themes
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