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What are cool colors?


Colors - Cool Colors

Cool colors have the look of water, sky, sea, and forests.

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Question: What are cool colors?

Answer: Blue, green, and violet are considered cool colors. When you think of a cool lake or ice covered pond, you see cool colors.

Because these colors have a tendency to feel like they are receding (or backing away from you), cool tones are often used to paint the walls of a small room to make the room appear larger.

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