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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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3) Students will mix tints and shades and create a value chart.
Students also observed that Thiebaud used complementary colors, instead of tints and shades, to amplify the light and shadow effects in his paintings.
Read The Luckiest Leprechaun, observing the many tints and shades of green used in the illustrations, as well as the appearance of the leprechaun.