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tint

(tint),
A shade of color varying according to the amount of white admixed with the pigment.
[L. tingo, pp. tinctus, to dye]

tint

a shade or gradation of a color, usually a pale or less saturated version of the basic shade.
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All the rest are tones, tints and shades, and combining these is the secret to nature's color harmony that you can adapt for your own use in designing the colors of your quilts.
I then gave the assignment: "Using your prior knowledge of color and the use of the color wheel, your goal is to first create a value scale using one hue, and tints and shades of that color.
After the shapes were cut out, I showed students how to mix tints and shades on a Styrofoam tray, using one basic color plus black and white.
I have found that these mouth-watering desserts get children hungry to learn about tints and shades after studying the color wheel.