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How "official" do the colour names need to be exactly? The first thing I thought of was looking at colour names given to paint by companies such as Dulux they use names for a whole range of shades and tones.


What lies beyond primary and secondary colors? Tertiary colors are created by combining adjacent primary and secondary colors. For example with the traditional primary and secondary colors our tertiary colors would be vermilion (red + orange), amber (yellow + orange), chartreuse (yellow + green), teal (blue + green), violet (blue + purple), and magenta (red ...


In the wikipedia article on spot color: In offset printing, a spot color is any color generated by an ink (pure or mixed) that is printed using a single run. [CMYKOG...] The two additional spot colors are added to compensate for the ineffective reproduction of faint tints using CMYK colors only. However, offset technicians around the world use ...

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