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Characteristics of colour

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This is the art of choosing, arranging and maintaining furnishings in the home. Colour is an important aspect in furnishing. Colour Colour is an element of design which can only be seen in the presence of light   Characteristics of colour There are three main characteristics of colour. These are: Hue Value Intensity Hue Hue is the name of a colour.   Value Value is the degree of lightness or darkness of a colour. The lighter values are known as tints while the darker values are known as shades. To get tints white is added to the hue while black is added to get shades. Intensity is the brightness or dullness of a colour.   Colour Wheel A colour wheel is the arrangement of colour in a circle showing their relationship. Colours are classified into three groups namely: Primary Colours Secondary Colours Tertiary Colours   Primary colours Primary colours are… Read More »FURNISHING THE HOME

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