Red + A Little WhiteRed with a slight amount of white is usually perceived as a bright red. The following are illustrative examples contrasted with pure red.
Neon RedThe pure red is darker than the other three colors. These colors may look slightly pink but most people will still perceive them as red.
Red + Brown + WhiteIn some cases, a light red looks more red than pink if it contains a little brown. The following are examples.
Light Red Brown
Faded Red Brown
Red + White + BlackReds mixed with light grey can be perceived as red as the black in the grey appears to reinforce the redness of the color. These can be described as dull, flat or pastel reds.
NotesColor perception differs by culture and individual. What one person perceives as red another may perceive as pink or orange.Colors are greatly influenced by the brightness of your screen. At full brightness, the colors above will look far lighter than at a partial brightness.
|Overview: Light Red|
A red mixed with white that isn't perceived as pink.
Red + A Little WhiteRed + Brown + WhiteRed + White + Black