Mixing up the colour itself!

Continuing our series on colour mixing, here is an example of using the different tints, tones and shades of a colour to create an interesting monochromatic look. Tints add white to the colour, making it lighter, tones add gray to a colour, making it cloudy (less intense) and shades add black to a colour to make it darker. For example, on the left we have a shade of blue in the jacket and a tint of blue in the pants. On the right, the same is true for the greens, a tint in the pants and a shade in the jacket. Repetition is still in play here, in the colour itself, but also in the undertone, with the cool blues and warm greens mixing together.

Repeating the colour itself

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