Antonym / opposite of Pastel Color Space (Color Scheme?)

In color spaces we have the regular solid colors like solid red (#FF0000), solid green, solid blue, etc. … Then when we add about 50% white ontop of it, it becomes a “pastel” color space… What about the opposite, if I add 50% black it gets just a dark and a pastel gets light… What are these called? What is the antonym of a pastel color space? Thanks! God bless!


I don’t know why people have to make this complicated. I’d say muted colors are the opposite of pastels. While we think of pastels are loud, bright and vibrant muted colors have a grayer tone.

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