314 colors. 24 basic hues, 4 tints and 3 shades of each hue, 8 greys, black and white. Color Aid papers take pencil, ink, showcard and tempera colors, Non-bleeding and erasable. The new Color-aid system is divided into 7 individual sections for easy use. The sections consist of: Hue and Tint, Extra Hue, Light Tint, Gray, Dark Shade, Shade & Pastel, and Light Pastel. These sections are interrelated.