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Color Theory

Color Theory: Chromatic versus Achromatic — it all boils down to the blend.

Photo by Eric TERRADE on Unsplash

It’s simple, Chromatic is a pure color that contains no hints of white, black, or gray, and Achromatic colors have low saturation, blended with white, black, or grays.

An example of a well-known piece of art that uses Chromatic colors would be the “Mona Lisa” by Leonardo Davinci. The…

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Kristi Pelzel

Kristi Pelzel

Analyst, University Faculty Adjunct, and Communications Consultant. M.A. Georgetown University.