Colour Blindness

Inability or reduced ability to see colours/colour differences under normal light conditions. About 8% of men and 0.4% of women suffer. Most common in red-green area. Complete colour blindness resulting in only black & white affects only 0.00001% of both genders. Mostly an inconvenience. Can be restrictive, i.e. aircraft pilots need perfect colour vision. Consider colour blindness when defining colour […]

Colour Scheme

Monochromatic Single hue and it’s varying tints and shades. Analogous In addition to a single hue, it uses adjacent hues. Complementary Uses two hues opposite each other. Split Complementary Single hue and two colours adjacent to the complement. Split complimentary colour wheel Triadic Three colours equally spaced around the wheel. Tetradic Two complimentary colour pairs.