The paint colour RED is one of the primary colours (blue and yellow are the others)
RED is also a primary light colour ( green and blue are the others) See further information in the coloured light section.
Below is information about how to make different reds, the emotional/psychological aspects of red, and what words are associated with the colour.
Colour/Hue - RED PAINT
Tint is pink – add white
Lower value is burgundy – add shade/black
Tone is dusky pink– add the contrasting colour - green
green taupe – add more contrasting colour.
Red is a primary additive light colour.
When you add red, green and blue light beams together you make white light
IN 2011 PANTONES COLOUR OF THE YEAR WAS HONEY SUCKLE
We think that red would be the most appropriate colour to represent the emotional response to a diagonal line, triangle and pyramid.
They all demonstrate energy, and are full of vigour!
Pink is such a polarising colour! A tint of red (add white), it is softer than red, yet has a subtle strengths and energy. So we have tinted the red diagonal line.
BELOW ARE RED IMAGES
BELOW ARE COLOUR SCHEMES USING RED