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ART 10/08 – 10/09: Color Wheel


We will discuss the following:

TAKE NOTES during class discussions. You will submit notes for credit each week. If you are absent, you must watch the Zoom video to get the notes.

If you were absent to any of the meetings this week, go to Google Classroom, where the recorded meetings have been posted under Classwork>Recorded Zoom Meetings.


  1. Discuss how the color wheel works

  2. Begin collecting objects for your found object color wheel.

The Color Wheel

The color wheel shows us the basic colors arranged in a specific order. Using a color wheel, you can learn how to mix colors and to choose color schemes for your art.


Found Object Color Wheel Examples

Color Psychology: What does your favorite color say about you?

Visit this site to learn more about colors and your personality.


Create a Found Object Color Wheel (see examples above) Due Tuesday, October 13

  1. Use any camera to photograph your wheel—your phone or Chromebook camera

  2. You must use a minimum of 10 colors (aim for all 12)


  4. You must use a minimum of 24 objects (that’s at least two per color)

  5. Photograph your wheel in a bright area—perhaps build your wheel outdoors for good light

  6. When ready to submit, place your color wheel on a Google Slide in the TURN IN FOLDER named “Color Wheel 1”. Name your file pd_last_first_wheel1

Color Emotions and Schemes Slideshow Due 10/13

  1. In your color and emotion slideshow from last class, add the following slides and find artwork in Google Arts and Culture that includes these schemes. Include different artists and mediums

  2. Monochromatic

  3. Warm

  4. Cool

  5. Analogous

  6. Complementary

  7. Triad


  1. Link to the Turn In folder.

  2. Fill out the Daily Attendance Form to be counted as present.

  3. How to create a Google Arts and Culture Gallery

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