What is another word for hues?

Pronunciation: [hjˈuːz] (IPA)

The word "hues" refers to the various colors that exist within a spectrum. Some synonyms for "hues" include tints, shades, tones, and pigments. Tints are lightened versions of colors and are created by adding white to the original color. Shades are darker versions of the original colors and are created by adding black to the original color. Tones are created by mixing a color with gray to achieve a muted version of the original color. Pigments refer to natural or artificial substances used to color materials or surfaces. Using synonyms for "hues" can help one to add depth and variety to their writing and color descriptions.

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Usage examples for Hues

Slowly the dark and grey hues of winter are yielding to the lively tints of spring.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
Soon dusk would slip down over the land and tone the hues to a softer harmony.
"Brand Blotters"
William MacLeod Raine
Only were the hues of the foliage varied.
"The Son of his Father"
Ridgwell Cullum

Famous quotes with Hues

  • There's one thing which I hate about color films... people who use up a lot of their despairing producer's money by working in the laboratory to bring out the dominant hues, or to make color films where there isn't any color.
    Claude Chabrol
  • You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and shade on nature's own hues and tints.
    William Merritt Chase
  • There's not a wind but whispers of thy name; And not a flow'r that grows beneath the moon, But in its hues and fragrance tells a tale Of thee, my love.
    Barry Cornwall
  • It was the rainbow gave thee birth, and left thee all her lovely hues.
    W. H. Davies
  • But who can paint like Nature? Can imagination boast, amid its gay creation, hues like hers?
    James Thomson

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