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Tints, Tones & Shades

Author: Nancy Esslinger
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In this lesson, you will learn to define and categorize the tints, tones and shades of a color.

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Example of Subtractive Color Process, wikipedia, Creative Commons

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SubtractiveColor.svg

Example of Blue Tints, Tones and Shades, wikipedia, Creative Commons

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tint-tone-shade.svg

Example of Tints, Tones and Shades in a Color Wheel, Fair Use

http://creativecurio.com/2008/05/the-color-wheel-and-color-theory/

Example of Blue Tint and Shade, Fair Use

http://designfestival.com/color-theory-101-2/

Example of Blue Tones, Fair Use

http://gemologyproject.com/wiki/index.php?title=File:Hsv-blue.jpg

Example of Achromatic, wikipedia, Creative Commons

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Color_icon_gray_v2.svg

Example #1 of Gray Scale, wiki, Fair Use

https://wiki.rit.edu/display/050521320121/Collage+in+black+and+white.

Example #2 of Gray Scale, Fair Use

http://www.wpclipart.com/animals/cats/cartoon_cats/cartoon_cats_4/sitting_cat_grayscale.png.html

Example #3 of Gray Scale, wiki, Fair Use

http://wiki.accelereyes.com/wiki/index.php/Image_Processing_Library

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Tint

    In the subtractive color system, a hue plus white which lightens the value of a color.

  • Tone

    In the subtractive color system, a hue plus gray which mutes the color.

  • Shade

    In the subtractive color system, a hue plus black which darkens the value of a color.

  • Monochromatic

    A color scheme based on just one hue plus its tints and shades

  • Achromatic

    Having no discernible hue.

  • Gray Scale

    A multi-step arrangement of swatches of achromatic grays; Each step in a gray scale represents an even progression in value, from white to black.