What is color harmony?
One definition states that color harmony is a theory of combining colors in a fashion that is harmonious to the eye, such as colors that complement and blend well together.
For years, color harmony theories and definitions have centered around the color wheel.
How can you apply clear, logical rules to confidently create a harmonious color environment or wardrobe for yourself?
Read on to explore the best ways to achieve color harmony.
Color Harmony And The Color Wheel
Most conventional color theorists, artists or stylists refer to the color wheel when explaining how to achieve color harmony.
A color wheel displays primary, secondary and tertiary colors in a circle and illustrates the relationships between those colors. Individuals when following color rules may adhere to the color wheel relationships to coordinate outfits or decorate and design homes or offices.
The most common color wheel rules include:
When faced with millions of color options, applying these broad color constructs to guide your color decisions can produce limiting and ineffective results.
Flaws With Traditional Color Harmony Theories
The color wheel provides loose guidelines for achieving color harmony. Fortunately, the traditional color rules are not the only method for creating harmonious color combinations.
Conventional color harmony rules can actually hinder your creativity and expression by limiting color usage to shades in a wheel. In addition, these rules assume that all individuals can wear or use the colors in a color wheel, however, millions of colors exist, so it is impossible for the color wheel to account for all of the colors in the world.
What is the best way to identify your optimal and harmonious colors with 100% certainty?
A More Accurate Approach To Color Harmony
C Color is a revolutionary, genetically-based approach to color harmony. With C Color, you can identify your instinctive color preferences and achieve color harmony in every area of your life.
C Color defines color harmony as wearing and surrounding yourself with the colors within your C Color Spectrum. These colors are derived from your inherent color preferences and can enable you to look, think, feel, act, learn and heal your best.
Aligning your color choices with your C Color Spectrum is the only way to achieve color harmony, as all hues within your C Color Spectrum blend and harmonize effortlessly.
The C Color ideology is based on a color gene within your DNA. In other words, you are born with innate preferences toward colors.
There are 16.7 million known hex codes or colors in the world. Consequently, color decisions can be perplexing. C Color has classified the myriad of colors into four C Color Spectrums. The predominant base of the color is paramount, as that determines the C Color Spectrum and each color has a predominate base of one of the primary colors of blue, yellow or red.
All individuals are classified into one of the four C Color Spectrums.
Interestingly enough, the colors in the color wheel seem to only consist of the colors that are within C Color Spectrum 3. The question then becomes where are the colors of the other three C Color Spectrums?
C Color advocates that the traditional color wheels are incomplete.
Achieve Color Harmony With The C Color App
C Color is the first and only company to quantify intuitive color preferences. Quantifying intuitive color preferences is the specialty of C Color and that Ideology and the C Color Methodology will assist you in living your life in your optimal color environment.
To discover your instinctive color preferences, take the five-minute C Color Quiz, as that will determine your C Color Spectrum.
The objective of the C Color Quiz is to select the color quadrant that immediately catches your eye. In doing so you are following your innate color preferences. Thinking about your color choices will skew your results, as the accurate results are based on intuitive selections, not thought choices.
At the completion of the C Color Quiz, utilize the C Color App, as your personal color consultant, that is at your fingertips, on your mobile device.
The C Color App will assist you with making optimal color choices based on your inherent DNA preferences.
While shopping in stores or online, take a photo at a distance of the item that you desire, adjust the Lighting and Filters features of the photograph, to match the color of the item that your eye sees, choose a zoomed in section of the pure color, even if blurred, to match and the C Color App will determine whether or not the color is within your C Color Spectrum.
The Filters offered on the C Color App assist with the Lighting adjustments of the photograph that you have chosen to match.
The Lighting Slider feature on the C Color App assists with the Temperature of the photograph that you have chosen to match.
While at home, you can utilize the C Color App in the same fashion, as when shopping at stores or online, to determine whether your clothing and color environment are within your C Color Spectrum.
Apply Color Harmony To All Areas Of Your Life
Once all the colors in your closet are within your C Color Spectrum, creating ensembles will be effortless, as you will have achieved color harmony. In other words, clothes coordinate and blend with ease, therefore, offering convenience.
All colors in your C Color Spectrum share the same predominate base of either blue, yellow or red. The consistent and predominate base is why the garments and accessories synchronize easily and color harmony is achieved. With C Color, you will no longer have to consult a color wheel and settle for colors that may not be appealing to you.
The challenge then becomes how do you choose from the numerous options of clothing ensembles that you can create?
The best practice is to select your favorite outfit to wear first. Then, as new occasions arise, experiment with other choices. In the end, you will find that your wardrobe is maximized exponentially.
Below are some examples of how each of the four C Color Spectrums can wear pink and orange colors.
Notice the differences in the four C Color Spectrums;
- C Color Spectrum 1 Pink is Cool/Blue Based, Less Saturated, Rubbed with Ash
- C Color Spectrum 2 Pink is Cool/Blue Based, More Saturated
- C Color Spectrum 3 Pink is Warm/Yellow Based, Moderately Saturated
- C Color Spectrum 4 Orange is Warm/Red Based, Less Saturated, Rubbed with Earth
Living and surrounding yourself with the colors within your C Color Spectrum will create atmospheres conducive to your well-being and harmonize with all of the other parts of your world.
The C Color ideology is applicable to all areas of your life. Use C Color when making decisions for your wardrobe, accessories, cosmetics, home, office, automobile; interiors/exteriors, paint and everything else in your world. Your items will intermix with simplicity, enabling you to live your life in your genetically preferred colors.
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The optimal colors can enhance your appearance, can enable you to think more clearly, can produce feelings of well-being, can motivate you to act your best, can assist you in absorbing new concepts more readily and distinctly and can aid you in healing.
The C Color App, as the 21st Century Palette and Color Consultant is the expert Eye, that is accurate, meets your color needs, answers your color questions, assists you in color decision making and saves you thousands of dollars by eliminating misguided color choices.
C Color assists you in achieving overall harmony in your life by tapping into your innate color preferences.
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