Color Wheel

12 Colors on the Color Wheel

Use this Color Wheel page as a resource to find my blog posts about the 12 colors on the color wheel and their color schemes.

The 12 color choices are based on Stephen Quiller’s “Quiller Color Wheel (affiliate link)” and his book “Color Choices: Making Color Sense Out of Color Theory (affiliate link).”

Follow the links below to learn the Complementary, Split-Complementary, Analogous and Triadic color schemes and use color mastery for creating captivating paintings in watercolor:

Primary Colors

Aureolin – YELLOW

Winsor Blue – BLUE

Alizarin Crimson – RED

Secondary Colors

Viridian – GREEN

Permanent Mauve – VIOLET

Cadmium Scarlet – ORANGE

Intermediate (Tertiary) Colors

Permanent Green Light or Winsor Green (Yellow Shade) – YELLOW-GREEN

Manganese Blue Hue – BLUE-GREEN

Ultramarine Violet – BLUE-VIOLET

Winsor Violet – RED-VIOLET

Cadmium Red Deep – RED-ORANGE

Cadmium Orange – YELLOW-ORANGE

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