CREATING A COLOUR SCHEME
RELATED COLOUR SCHEMES
MONOCHROMATIC SCHEMES                        use different                        tones or                        values o...
NEUTRAL SCHEMES                  based entirely                  on neutral                  colours                  (cre...
NEUTRALS AND ONE COLOURuse neutralsas backdropand onecolour as anaccent
ANALOGOUS COLOUR SCHEMES                           use adjacent                           hues which are                  ...
CONTRASTING HARMONIES
MONOCHROME SCHEMES                     Use                     white, black                     and grey
COMPLIMENTARY SCHEMES                        use two colours                        which are located                     ...
SPLIT-COMPLIMENTARY SCHEMES                              made from one                              hue on the one        ...
TRIADIC SCHEMES                  use three colours                  that are                  equidistant to each         ...
Want to learn more about Interior Design?              Visit our blog   L’Essenziale Home Designs        for more decorati...
Photo credits•   Slides 1,2,7 – www.compfight.com•   Slides 3,4,6,8 – House Beautiful•   Slides 5,9 – Elle Décor•   Slide ...
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Creating a colour scheme

  1. 1. CREATING A COLOUR SCHEME
  2. 2. RELATED COLOUR SCHEMES
  3. 3. MONOCHROMATIC SCHEMES use different tones or values of the same hue
  4. 4. NEUTRAL SCHEMES based entirely on neutral colours (cream, beige, grey, white)
  5. 5. NEUTRALS AND ONE COLOURuse neutralsas backdropand onecolour as anaccent
  6. 6. ANALOGOUS COLOUR SCHEMES use adjacent hues which are located next to each other on a colour wheel
  7. 7. CONTRASTING HARMONIES
  8. 8. MONOCHROME SCHEMES Use white, black and grey
  9. 9. COMPLIMENTARY SCHEMES use two colours which are located opposite to each other on the colour wheel
  10. 10. SPLIT-COMPLIMENTARY SCHEMES made from one hue on the one side of the wheel and the two hues on either side of its compliment
  11. 11. TRIADIC SCHEMES use three colours that are equidistant to each other on the colour wheel
  12. 12. Want to learn more about Interior Design? Visit our blog L’Essenziale Home Designs for more decorating tips
  13. 13. Photo credits• Slides 1,2,7 – www.compfight.com• Slides 3,4,6,8 – House Beautiful• Slides 5,9 – Elle Décor• Slide 10 - http://decorology.blogspot.com• Slide 11 – www.pinterest.com

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