THE MERV Moriarty Colour Wheel
Easily mix and match colour and create great colour relationship.
Create the best and the most beautiful colour and colour combinations with the new Moriarty Colour Wheel. The world of colour is now accessible to everybody who loves and works with colour.
Perfect colour mixing and matching and harmonious colour relationships are only a few steps away.
MATCH colour by:
hue – position around colour wheels (top has 36 hues; lower has 18 hues)
purity-saturation – pure to grey (top)
tone-value – light to dark, pure hues with tone scale between (lower)
pigment – by code (lower)
move guide to place your colour along a pathway
mix hues at both ends to create it
many pathways will cover a colour
choose pigments or use colours you have – no waste
lighten with white & darken with complementary – use to pathway
mix pure colours within sections between Cyan, Magenta & Yellow using to pathway.
CREATE your perfect colour palette:
choose the hue that you want to dominate
choose a hue to support your colour
move guide to place these colours on a pathway
use pathway colours to create colour combinations, as these share hues along that path, balancing similarity and difference
use colours within to pathway to centre of wheel, as these will also harmonise beautifully, creating coloured light
use complementary colours in equal proportions to create a neutral palette
Hues are correctly placed as complementaries (opposite) on the colour wheel and will mix black; use to pathway
Moriarty Colour Wheel is printed without adding black (K).
Light: Red, Blue & Green (RGB)
Pigment: Cyan, Magenta & Yellow (CMY). Add red, green & ultramarine blue pigments plus titanium white for better colour mixing (see pigment codes)