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Use of Colours

07/03/2017

Tint of a colour made by adding white.

Shade of a colour made by adding black.

If two colours are opposite (on a colour wheel), they are considered complimentary, e.g. red and green.

Colour wheel

Colour wheel

This blog post by Nancy Mitchell discusses complimentary colours in the context of decorating an apartment.

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