Monochromatic color scheme

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Monochromatic (or mono) scheme is a color scheme based on only one, single color tint. It uses only variations (shades) of a single hue, made by altering the saturation and brightness of the base color. Black and white colors are always added, as they in fact are the brightest, resp. the darkest shade of the color.

The result is comfortable for eyes, even for very aggressive base color. However, it may be harder to find accents and highlights.

We can create a monochromatic schemes with very similar, less contrast shades, as well as schemes of high contrast.

File:Images/model-mono-ex01.png Example 1: Warm, bright, medium-contrast scheme

The application makes only several monochromatic variants of each color. You’ll be able to make others — more or less saturated, lighter or darker. Monochromatic variations are made for each color in other schemes, too.