A hue is a pure color without tinting with white or shading with black. Humans can distinguish between millions of hues that these can be categorized based on colors with similar wavelengths of light and mixes of these colors. The following are the basic types of hue.
Purple could also be called blue-red.Colors that aren't colorful such as white, black, brown and grey aren't hues.Colors that are heavily shaded such as navy blue aren't a hue but have a hue - the color before it was shaded. Likewise, colors that are heavily tinted such as pastels aren't hues but have a hue.Next: Hue Palette
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