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Colour Scheme

09/03/2017

Monochromatic

Single hue and it’s varying tints and shades.

Monochromatic colour wheel

Monochromatic colour wheel

Analogous

In addition to a single hue, it uses adjacent hues.

Analogous colour wheel

Analogous colour wheel

Complementary

Uses two hues opposite each other.

Complimentary colour wheel

Complimentary colour wheel

Split Complementary

Single hue and two colours adjacent to the complement.

Split complimentary colour wheel

Split complimentary colour wheel

Triadic

Three colours equally spaced around the wheel.

Triadic colour wheel

Triadic colour wheel

Tetradic

Two complimentary colour pairs.

Tetradic colour wheel

Tetradic colour wheel

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