Refers to a single hue in a color palette that is expanded upon by adding two, three, or more tints (variations in lightness and saturation
) of that color, to create a more balanced look. In desktop publishing
using monochromatic colors is a technique used to vary color in the print document without paying to add additional colors.
See "The Science of Color" in the Did You Know... section of Webopedia.
See also Webopedia's Digital Camera Quick Reference.
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