" I thought that this was helpful, so much of , "color theory", is just bunk. Good to see a practical method of explanation." - Bruce Wulff"
Just last night I was problem solving a painting of a flamenco dancer and thinking of color palettes. I used an iPad application called iro. Unfortunately, it has less control of how wide or narrow you can pull your triads. I have used several digital tools in the past and they are truly helpful in understanding.
James Gurney however has posted a video explaining Gamut Mapping with the simple use of a paper color wheel, a triangle template and a pair of scissors. There is nothing like keeping it simple and engaging!
"Gamut Mapping" sounds like a very technical subject, but James Gurney the well known illustrator of Dinotopia explains the subject in a very useful and even quite interesting way in the video above.