Please note that due to variance in monitor
calibrations, the on-screen color representations here are not necessarily
precise reproductions of actual paint colors. You may bring any
of the color chip numbers to your local AFM Safecoat retailer to
match and/or order the exact color that you are looking for.
With Ayurveda Essence micro palettes, getting colors to work together
well is easy, because the palettes are self-harmonizing. We’ve
done the leg work and removed the struggle and stressful guesswork.
Combine colors from within the palettes however you like. You’ll
find that stunning combinations are achieved effortlessly. Ayurveda
Essence is a succinct, sophisticated system of colors that spans
the gamut from the lightest pastels to the most mysterious and deepest
earthy tones. A focus throughout the design process was to make
the creation of harmonious relationships within each palette automatic.
If you have only previously used your intuition in choosing colors
and are unfamiliar with basic color terminology and strategy, we’d
like to teach you some key rudiments.
the word used to describe a basic color range. For example, light
blue, mid-tone blue, and dark blue are all hues of blue.
colors can be very close to primary shades, or they can be mixed
with white, black, and other colors. When they lack a mixture of
these other colors, they are highly chromatic, saturated, and primary.
This makes them very stimulating. It is difficult to combine different
hues of highly chromatic colors because this makes for a loud scheme
susceptible to clashing.
this describes the amount of white and black used to create a color
that is moving away from a pure chromatic hue.
as a color moves toward a pastel shade, it will include more white
as a color becomes darker, it will include more black; sometimes
referred to as nuance
a color that has gray added to it (white + black) becomes muted
chromatically. Darker shades are denser and less reflective.
It seems that few elements of design throw us more than assembling
creative, well-balanced color schemes. Many simply derive choices
from a base of feeling and intuition that is not connected to color
theory or any system of holistic understanding, and many of us avoid
playfulness and complexity altogether.
The purpose of AFMs Ayurveda Essence system is to create an enhanced
experience of health by deploying color sets that interact harmoniously
with individuals and families.
The best way to use the Ayurveda Essence system is to learn by doing
and experiencing. Please bear in mind that a scheme that seems radical
or even uncomfortable immediately after completion can easily seem
second nature after you’ve lived with it for a month. We constructed
our palettes to be strengthening They augment, because balancing
hues are grouped together. Those portions of the spectrum that would
be the most aggravating for a particular constitution have been
avoided in each palette.
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