Color Theory – Can it be defined?


Memorizing color theories will not make you a color expert. If you study them, it simply means you know more than you did before and are obligated to be more aware.


Color theory is not a prescription or a recipe. It is theory. The definition of the word “theory” tempts the naturally curious: “hypothesis, belief”.

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Color Inspiration Peanut Butter Slices

Color inspiration! The PB slices could almost pass for paint chips. On behalf of paint store staff everywhere, allow me to list some of my favorite “peanut” inspired paint colors so you can leave your PB slices at home.

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Am I seeing this color right?

You can stop second guessing what you think a color looks like.

The Color Strategist Color Wheel is an invaluable color tool that tells you what hue family a color belongs to.

Get the color wheel, plus instructions for how to use it for FREE when you subscribe to The Land of Color.

The Color Strategist Color Wheel by Lori Sawaya