Color is actually, if you can
believe it, a dull subject. There are theories, formulas,
and numbering schemes involved. Paint manufacturers call
their color whatever they want to, so Summer Wheat from one
store will be Autumn Bark in another. If you are lucky,
you can find a paint store that uses the Pantone® color system to mix their paints.
If you can't find any locally, you will have to visit the
websites of the different paint manufacturer's to browse their
colors online. If you find one, we have a great tool you
ColorBlender.com has a neat tool
(pictured below) to choose a complimentary color palette.
It is geared towards website designers to some extent, but has a
neat feature where you can find the Pantone® number for your color.