Mixing green and purple paint or dye produces a dark greenish-brown color. Combining two or more colors to create a different color is called color mixing.Continue Reading
There are two different types of color mixing: subtractive and additive. Each of these methods has a different set of primary colors.
The three subtractive primary colors, for mixing colorants such as paint, dye and ink, are yellow, magenta and cyan. The combination of these three colors results in black.
The three additive primary colors, for mixing light or illumination, are red, green and blue. Combining these colors produces the color white. Mixing red and blue creates magenta, red and green produce yellow, and blue and green combine to make cyan.Learn more about Colors
Yellow is the complement of the color purple. This is based on the color wheel, where the colors directly opposite each other are considered complementary colors. Other complementary colors are red with green and blue with orange.Full Answer >
Periwinkle is a color that is in the purple, violet, blue and indigo family. It is also known as lavender blue, and is a pale, pastel indigo color with minimal saturation. Similar colors include lavender mist, melrose, light logan, light chetwood blue, light moody blue and perano.Full Answer >
The secondary color purple or violet is made by mixing the primary colors red and blue. However, to get a purple that is not muddy in appearance, it is important to mix the right types of blue and red, especially when mixing paint colors to use in a painting.Full Answer >
Purple and orange create a color known as burnt sienna when mixed together. Burnt sienna is a mud-like color that has a brown hue, according to Crayola.Full Answer >