Color Basics – Understanding Chroma
Simplify This Complex Characteristic Of Color
Chroma is the most difficult of Color Characteristics to understand. It’s an unusual word, so we’re not exactly how to interpret its meaning. This lesson makes it simple to understand chroma and how it expresses itself in different colors.
Understanding Color Characteristics – Chroma
Chroma is the most difficult characteristic to understand. It’s an unusual word, so we’re not exactly how to interpret its meaning. The best equivalent adjective is saturation which is essentially a description of how many particles of pigment
Testing and Experimenting
Making color charts like the one in this lesson is a good way to get to know the colors on your palette and the effect water has on the chroma/saturation and intensity/brightness of each one.
What You’ll Need:
- Blank Color Chart – Download the layout below
- Palette Colors – any or all! Creating a simple five-step scale is a good way to get to know your colors and their chroma