Color theory in painting

7 Color Selection Mistakes To Avoid

Looking for the right color palette can be daunting. Not a few people were disappointed with the final result the interior decoration of their homes due to wrong in choosing the right color scheme. This article tries to help you to avoid selecting the wrong color, which in turn makes you disappointed later.
Several Mistakes In Color Selection

Ignore the color circle theory

Choosing a color palette can be a very difficult thing, but to know the basics of color theory circle and how each color can work together, then load your mind will feel a little lighter.

Color circle is a basic tool to combine a variety of colors to look good when synergy. Color circle is designed so that almost all of the colors you choose look harmonious when synergized. There are many versions of this color circle, but a common version of the existing circle of 12 colors based RYB color model. To find out more about this color circle, please visit the following page, and this.

Forget the concept of 60-30-10

Think 60-30-10 color theory to create the right color aesthetics. Divide the colors of your choice into three consisting of, 60 percent is the dominant color, 30 percent is a secondary color and 10 percent is an accent color (tertiary)

Ignore the room lighting

Consider how the lighting of the room will affect the color of your choice. Imagine beforehand whether the choice of colors you can match the room lighting in your home.

Assume that the neutral color is white color

White, gray, black, ivory, beige (brownish gray) color is neutral. However, a neutral color can also mean the balance between the warm colors and cool, like the red color used in this room.

Too many to combine color

While a combination of colors can beautify the room, too many color combinations can make matters worse. Follow your favorite color scheme but still follow the 60-30-10 rule to create a harmony of beautiful colors.

Carried color trends

Adding a touch of color that are trends in the room of your house is legitimate and can make a room seem more fresh. But you should be wise to this and not get stuck in it. Make sure you select the color trends that can synergize well to furnishing your home.

Too specific to the color of a specific gender

Pink or pink is not just for girls, and blue is not for boys only. These colors are no longer a ‘monopoly’ specific gender and nature has been universal in the modern era it is today. You can engage these colors (pink or blue) to the living room and family room in your house.