Aspects of color;
lights=tints, contain white in their composition
darks=shades, contain black in their composition
Historic, period, colonial, classical, rustic, folk
When looking for the right color, ask yourself a few
Q. What color do I see?
A. Which of the 6 colors of the spectrum is the right
color family? red, orange, yellow, green, blue violet
Q. What tone is the color?
A. Is it lighter or darker than it’s background?
Q. What intensity is the color?
A. Is it bright or dull
Q. What is the hue of the color?
A. It’s either true or it drifts toward another
color. i.e. green can be yellow-green or greenish-blue.
Powder paint, artist quality
Artists’ oil colors
Students’ oil colors
Sign writers colors (bulletin colors)