TONE: Almost every color we see in our day-to-day world has been toned either a little or a lot. This makes for more appealing color combinations. A Tone is created by adding both White and Black which is grey. Any color that is "greyed down" is considered a Tone. Tones are somehow more pleasing to the eye. They are more complex, subtle and sophisticated.
Art how to paint - make tints, shades, tones and colors.
Have you decided to release your inner Monet but have no idea what the difference between tints, shades, tones and color are? Read on for a simple guide to get you understanding and underway with your painting.
PRIMARY COLOR: Think of the three Primaries as the Parents in the family of colors. In paint pigments, pure Yellow, pure Red, and pure Blue are the only hues that can't be created by mixing any other colors together. Printer inks and digital primaries are referred to as Yellow, Magenta and Cyan.