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Candle Making Tips - Color Wheel

Mixing colors is an art in itself! Knowing how colors relate to each other, you'll have an extensive palette of hues, tints, tones, and shades to create just the color you're looking for

color wheel

COLOR TERMS

 HUE 

The pure color

 TONE 

Hue + small amount of gray or opposite color (will mute or tone down the color)

 TINT 

Hue + White (will lighten the color)

(In candle applications, simply use less color.)

 COMPLIMENT TINT  

Tint + small amount of gray or opposite color (will mute or tone down the color)

 SHADE 

Hue + Black (will darken the color)