A grouping of related colors next to each other on the color wheel. Example<br><br>Any two or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel and are closely related. For example, blue, blue-green, and green all have the color blue in common. Families of analogous colors include the warm colors (red, orange and yellow) and the cool colors (green, blue and violet). Analogous colors are sometimes referred to as adjacent colors.(pr. a-NA-lə-GUS)Also see achromatic, color scheme, complementary colors, grisaille, monochromatic, split complementary, and triadic colors.