You’re on the right track. The visual sensation that we know of color is a response to different light waves. When looking at these different wavelengths the rays that our eyes can distinguish are called the visible spectrum. These range of colors consist of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, blue-violet (also known as indigo) and violet.
After the next few days you will understand the Color Wheel completely. Let’s start with the basics today, and we shall elaborate as the days go by. There are 12 colors on the most commonly used color wheel.
Primary colors which are red, yellow and blue.
Secondary colors which are orange, green, and violet.
Lastly, are the Tertiary colors which are red-orange, orange-yellow, yellow-green, green-blue, blue-violet, and violet-red.