Color segments and paints play an important role in creating your dream house. Simple tips and colors can add a lot to your home, with perfect blends.
- This tool helps you understand different paint shades and how each of them are familiar.
- All paint shades and tones are created from main colors also known as the primary colors. Colors except yellow, red and blue are called secondary colors because by mixing these three you can get any shade you want.
- By keeping balance in quantity of any 2 primary paint shades you can easily get a secondary color.
- But if you increase the quantity of 1 primary color and the other one is lesser you will get a unique shade. Such shades are called tertiary shades
- To make a shade more appealing or pleasing we add gray (black & white), this is called a tone.
- The main shade of a paint or dye is called a hue. Like green is in light green and dark green.
- The quantity of black or white in a shade is described by the term value.
- The texture of a shade or the brightness or dullness is described by its saturation.
Textures and feel
- All colors have different textures and feel to them. Light and simple colors are called neutral or nude shades. Like beige, black, gray they are simple yet decent and go with every shade.
- Fresh or ventilating feel colors are called pastel colors. They are normal shades with extra white in them.
- Your room can get a clam soothing feel with just the right tone of green or blue.
- Each color drives an energy like orang gives your room a friendly warm ambiance.
Tips and ideas
- Before painting a room, plan it thoroughly, keep your basic home color scheme in mind for a balance.
- Before applying test it, check the color on your wall by painting a small portion.
- Best way to select a color is to pull it out from things you are fond of or like the most.
- Bold and accent shades can bring a room together, try them.
- Mix and match can create a magic. Like dark and light from depth. These are also called complementary colors.
- Using same color but different shades is called monochromatic painting. This keeps a uniform theme yet a new look.