ColourWise (WGF)

Welcome to the ColourWise Colour Grading System

The ColourWise Colour Grading System is based on the HSL Colour Model (Hue, Saturation & Lightness).

HUE

The ColourWise Colour Grading System 'Colour Dial' consists of thirty-one hues. Colour
			Dial

The seven primary hues (Purple, Red, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Green & Violet) are divided into the following categories:

Hue
			Table

SATURATION

The ColourWise Colour Grading System includes five saturation levels. Saturation controls the purity of the colour and is defined as a percentage:

Saturation Table

In the examples below, the lightness remains constant (50%) while the saturation levels vary from 20% (far left) to 100% (far right):

B/20/50
Low

B/40/50
Moderately
Low

B/60/50
Moderate

B/80/50
Moderately
Strong

B/100/50
Strong

LIGHTNESS

The ColourWise Colour Grading System includes seven lightness levels. Lightness controls the luminosity of the colour with the 'purest colour' (50%) positioned halfway between the black (0%) and white (100%) ends of the scale. Lightness Table

In the examples below, the saturation remains constant (100%) while the lightness levels vary from 80% (far left) to 20% (far right):

B/100/80
Very Light

B/100/70
Light

B/100/60
Medium
Light

B/100/50
Medium

B/100/40
Medium
Dark

B/100/30
Dark

B/100/20
Very
Dark