Color Wheel Primer

Learn the basics of the color wheel, types of color schemes and color dimensions.

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Two to Six Colors — Analogous

Branch out into color with an analogous scheme, which consists of two to six colors that sit next to each other on the wheel.

Two Colors — Complementary

Want to go for high-contrast color? Use a complementary scheme — it includes hues that are directly across from each other on the wheel.

Three Colors — Triad

A triad scheme is bold but more importantly, it's balanced. It's made up of any three colors that form a triangle in the center of the wheel.

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