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Learn about colour... with Resene Colour Class

Ever been in the decorating doldrums? Well, worry no more because we have a series of informative classes from colour expert Catherine Smith to help you work with colour with confidence.

Resene Colour Classes

Each video is short so you can quickly learn about a topic without being bogged down with information overload. Get started by clicking on the Colour Class you're interested. And once you've chosen your colours, check out our "how to" videos for tips on how to apply your paint.

An introduction to choosing finishes for your project

What is your colour personality?
Learn about colour personalities and how to use this to help choose your colours. Take the what is colour personality quiz

Using a colour wheel - Monochrome colours
Learn how to use a colour wheel to help choose colours for your project

Using a colour wheel - Duo/Complementary
Learn how to choose colours that complement each other for your project

Using a colour wheel - Triad colours
Learn how to work with triad colours

Colour concept board - part 1
Learn how to create a concept board or mood board starting from scratch.

Develop a concept board - part 2
Learn how to create a concept board or mood board while working with existing elements

Not all neutrals are the same
Learn how to choose neutrals for your project. Neutrals have underlying colours that affect the mood and depth of the room.

Not all whites are the same
Learn how to choose whites for your projects. There's all sorts of variations on a white, there's no such thing as a pure white single colour.

How to choose a colour
Once you've chosen the colour scheme you're after, the final task is narrowing down which shade of paint is going to work in your space.

Add a dash of colour
How to add a dash of colour to your existing colour scheme using The Range fashion colours fandeck

Curtain Talk, Episode 1
Learn how to choose curtains. The Resene curtain range suggests a paint palette that matches to the curtain.

Wallpaper buddies, Episode 1
Learn how to choose wallpaper. In addition to colour, you can add another layer of interest to your walls with pattern


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Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online.   See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.