Illustrative picture - chroma simple: tints, hues, shades and tones. Tints (hue + white), hues (pure saturated colours), shades (hue + black), tones (hue + white+black=grey), This is illustrative simplification of 12 hues and their tints, tones, shades. From left to right in each line - 4 circles are tints, then one is hue, 4 circles shades and 4 circles tones. Hue is basic - the colour with no white, no gray, or black in it. Created by Adriana Cizikova.