Color Temperature - Warmth vs Cold

About

The hue can also be divided by the temperature that they evoke:

  • warm
  • or cool

The warmth or coolness of a color is known as its color temperature.

Type

They are generally split by dividing the color wheel in two.

 1)

Warm

Warm colors are the colors from:

  • red through to yellow.
  • of dark blue to orange

These colors are said to bring to mind warmth, like the sun.

Cool

Cool colors are the colors from:

  • blue to green and purple.
  • blue light to yellow

These colors are said to bring to mind coolness, like water


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