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The Munsell Color System

REVISION OF HUE NOMENCLATURE

 

It has been found advisable to revise the hue nomenclature explained on the page which discussed Hue so that the hue circle consists of 100 steps as indicated below:

Revisions of the Hue nomenclature.

 

The 10 principal hues, then, are expressed: 5R, 5YR, 5Y, 5GY, 5G, 5BG, 5B, 5PB, 5P, 5RP. The steps between 5RP AND 5YR (from extreme right of the diagram to left) read 6RP, 7RP, 8RP, 9RP, 10RP, 1R, 2R, 3R, 4R, 5R, 6R, 7R, 8R, 9R, 10R, 1YR, 2YR, 3YR, 4YR.

The following adaptation of the above is suggested for advanced applications of the Munsell Color System to practical problems:

 

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The 10 principal hues now read 5R, 15YR, 25Y, 35GY, 45G, 55BG, 65B, 75PB, 85P, 95RP. The steps falling between 95RP and 15YR are indicated as follows (from extreme right of diagram to left): 96RP, 97RP, 98RP, 99RP, 100RP, 1R, 2R, 3R, 4R, 5R, 6R, 7R, 8R, 9R, 10R, 11YR, 12YR, 13YR, 14YR.

EDITOR'S NOTE:

Now that you've finished reading this interesting book, if you are ready to experiment with finding a good color scheme, try the link to this
Color Wheel.

 



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Forward Chap 1, Hue Chap 2, Value Chap 3, Chroma Chap 4, Color Wheel Chap 5, Complementaries Chap 6, Color Balance Chap 7, Color Combinations App 1 Summary and Usage App 2 Usage Examples App 3 Hue Nomenclature About This Book

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