No combination of other colors can be used to make white paint because any other color of paint absorbs some of at least one particular wavelength. Combining paints or filters to form other colors is known as subtractive... More »

Brown paint can be created by mixing one primary color with the color’s respective complementary color. Therefore, mixing purple and yellow, blue and orange, or red and green are all combinations that result in the creat... More »

The paint colors lemon yellow, yellow ocher, burnt sienna and ultramarine blue combine to make gold. Several combinations of colors make gold, but this combination works well. More » Science Colors

The combination of hue elements through mixing paints of different colors allows the creation of a variety of colors. Use of a color wheel, which shows primary, secondary and tertiary colors, explains the colors a painte... More »

In theory, mixing all colors in equal proportions would produce black, using the subtractive method of color combination. In the additive method, the same approach produces white. More »

The basic color combination that makes purple or violet is blue and red. Blue and red are primary colors. However, to get a violet or purple color that is not muddy looking, one needs the right types of blue and red colo... More »

The colors red and white combined make the color pink. Pink is a tint, which means that white is added to a darker color, in this case, red. More »