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Brown is made by mixing any two complementary colors together: red with green, blue with orange or yellow with purple. Each of these blends makes a different shade of brown. More »

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Combinations of two colors make different shades of brown, depending on which two colors are used. For example, orange and blue make brown, as do purple and yellow. Green and red also make brown. More »

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Red, yellow and blue create the color brown. Brown and gray both include all three primary colors to varying degrees. Adjusting the proportions of each primary color creates different shades of brown and gray. More »

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When the colors pink and purple are mixed together, the resulting color is a magenta or light plum color. The new color's hue depends on the amount of purple and pink used in the mixture. More »

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