Color is the perceptual characteristic of light described by a color name. Each color is a light of particular wavelength and usually each form of light is composed of many colors. When an object is exposed to light, it absorbs certain wavelengths and reflect others. The viewer perceive these wavelengths as different colors. Visual designers often require to combine these colors effectively. The color wheel or color circle is the basic tool for combining colors. Color Theory is a set of principles used to create harmonious color combinations. The relationships between the colors can be represented in the form of a color wheel.
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We all are familiar with the adage, 'A picture is worth a thousand words'; which simply means a complex idea can be conveyed much easily and effectively using an image instead of writing long sentences to express the same idea. The term 'Graphic Design' or 'Visual Communication' or 'Communication Design' also relate to the idea that graphical representation can easily communicate with the viewers compared to the plain text representation.