The Color Wheel & Hues, Tints, Tones and Shades.

The Color Wheel & Hues, Tints, Tones and Shades.

  The hues of colors are the brightest of each around the wheel, ones that have not been mixed with black, white or grey. The tint is the hue mixed with white. The hue may be mixed with any level of white and all are considered to be called a tint. For the...
All about blue

All about blue

“Tranquil and calm” When you think of the colour blue what do you think of? Most would say the sky or the ocean. It has a large association with both water and sky and can create a sense of rest and wellbeing in our lives. Blue can cause the body to...
All about red

All about red

“Energizing and passionate” The color red is deep, slow and energising. Vibrationally it is the lowest color on the spectrum and many find it very stimulating and full of powerful energy. Personally I used to be very scared to paint using red. It always made me feel...
All about green

All about green

“Calm and balancing” When I look around my home and art studio I have elements of green all around. It helps me feel calm and I love how it looks with other colors such as purple and pink. No matter what hue of green I use, it always injects an element of...
All about yellow

All about yellow

“Bright and sunshiny” Yellow like the sun, full of enlightenment and optimism. It stimulates our brain, knowledge, nervous system and memory. Wear and surround yourself with yellow to present a happy and cheery, uplifting disposition. Use it around your office or...
All about pink

All about pink

“Nurturing” Pink is a color I always come back to. It is my truth – the color that makes me happy and warms my heart. I always feel so cheery and rosy when I wear pink and many know me as the lady with the pink scarf! “Honeysuckle pink” was Pantone’s...
All about orange

All about orange

“Juicy Orange” Orange lies between red and yellow on the visible light spectrum and influences vitality with endurance. Like red, it is associated with sexuality, but in a gentler way. It stimulates activity and encourages socialization. It also stimulates...

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