|Goethe’s color wheel, 1809|
The main traits of colors
1. The primary colors:
These are the colors with two names 🙂 orange-yellow, red-orange, violet-red, blue-violet, blue-green, yellow-green. They born by mixing a primary color with a secondary one.
And now let’s see the characteristic of colors using the Munsell’s system:
Note: pure white contains all colors while black has none of them. The mix of these two is gray which changes the tone of each color.
Why is it important to know?
You can wear almost any color; it’s the shade and intensity that matters.