An Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Color Theory for Beginning Artists and Designers...
A Handy Quick Reference Tool for your iPad


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Color Theory Quick Reference is a basic information tool for anybody who is new to color theory and needs a simple way to understand how colors interact.

Teachers will find the quiz function included in this app helpful. Using the app a student's knowledge of color theory is tested by presenting a series of multiple choice questions based on information presented in the app.

Here are a few of the ways you will use Color Theory Quick Reference everyday with your introductory art and design students:

• Use Color Theory Quick Reference as an informational tool to help students understand and review basic art concepts in relation to color.

•Tap the areas of the screen to bring up more information about primary, secondary and intermediate colors.

•Tap to get more information about complementary and split-complementary colors.

•Tap the question mark icon to activate a quiz to test knowledge of color theory - a perfect tool for introductory art and design teachers.

•Drag and drop primary, secondary or intermediate colors to better understand their relationships.


Interactive Quick Reference Tool

Many of the areas of the screen are hot spots. Tap terms and icons to bring up more information about each topic. Topics include:

  • Primary and Secondary Colors
  • Intermediate Colors
  • Complementary Colors
  • Split-Complementary Colors
  • Color Temperature
  • Value
  • Grayscale
  • Tint and Shade
  • Mixing Colors