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Which two colors make red?

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There are no two colors that make red because red is a primary color. There are three primary colors: red, blue and yellow. Primary colors are used to create all other colors and classifications of colors either by mixing primary colors or by using the processes of tinting and darkening.

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Which two colors make red?
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Mixing any two of the three primary colors creates either green, orange or violet; these colors are classified as secondary colors.

To lighten a color, use the technique of tinting: mixing white with a color to make it lighter. A tint of red is pink. To darken a color and enrich it, use the process of darkening. Darkening requires mixing black with a color. Maroon is a darker red.

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