Understanding why certain Colours do & don’t

Most people instinctively know when colour combinations work and when they don’t. Instinct is one thing though – understanding the underlying reasons why certain combinations work and why others don’t can be explained by the use of a colour wheel.

Understanding how a colour wheel is constructed, and how it is used, is very useful knowledge for the signmaker. This knowledge will allow you to discover and experiment with a wide range of compatible colour combinations.

Much of what follows is based on the teachings of the late Mike Stevens who wrote the book . . .


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