1. What are the three colors receptors called cone cells? How does that relate to
art? Would these colors be primary or secondary colors?
a. The three colors receptors that are called cone cells are what many
artists call the three primary colors, which would be red, blue, and
2. What ideas apply towards different types of music towards art? Is there a
color connotation to upbeat music or quiet music?
a. In my opinion, I believe that bright colors would relate more to loud
music where as subtle colors would be more relatable towards softer
3. How effective is the color wheel in learning about color theory?
a. I believe that teaching the color wheel is effective in certain ways,
such as learning how to create a subject matter in an art piece that the
main focus or to help create balance by using color theory.
4. What colors could you visualize while listening to your favorite music? Is
there an aesthetic value towards the colors? Would the colors be warm or
cool colors? Are the colors transparent or opaque colors?
a. My favorite type of music are very tone and relaxing music, when I
think about these colors, I believe that they are cool colors that are
transparent, floating around me as I listen to the sounds.
5. What is light? How does it affect the tone and tints of hues?
a. Light is a continuous spectrum of the wavelengths that the human eye
detects. Colors will either become lighter or brighter depending on
6. Color mixing is valued in many art pieces throughout history, what are the
importance that color mixing has on design?
a. Color mixing is important to understand how secondary, tertiary are
created from the primary colors.
7. Is there a better solution than using black paint out-of-the tube? What are
the consequences of color mixing? What is black? What is white? What are
shades? What are tints?
a. Black is the color that absorbs all of the colors, the consequences of
color mixing is creating more types of colors rather than the standard
shade of colors. Whereas black absorbs colors, white reflects the
colors. The difference between shades and tints is that shades are
mixing of black and tint is the mixing of white.
8. Which is more important? The biological basis, the aesthetic perspective, or
the psychological basis of color? What ideas justify the conclusion? This
question is opinion base.
a. In my opinion, I believe that all are equally important, coming from an
art background depending solely on the aesthetic perspective, I truly
didn’t understand that there were a biological basis of color with light
and ultraviolet rays. It’s important to understand where color comes
9. Can you clarify what the difference of Additive color and Subtractive color
are? What is tertiary colors or complementary colors or analogous colors?
a. Additive colors are the mixing of colored light whereas subtractive
color is the mixing of colored paints or pigments. Complementary
colors are opposite colors in the color wheel, where as analogous
colors are next to one another in the color wheel. Tertiary colors are
the mixing of primary and secondary colors.
10. Is color theory important in creating art? Does an artist have to follow the
formulas or rules about color theory?
a. I believe that color theory is an important factor in creating art but I
believe that artists don’t have to follow these rules of color theory.