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 mi... More »

Blue and red combine to make purple. However, mixing blue and red paint does not necessarily yield a vivid purple because paints have different pigments in them. More »

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. More »

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, l... More »

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 »

According to basic color theory, purple, as a secondary color, can be harmonized with the primary colors blue and red, as well as the tertiary colors red-purple (often called magenta) and blue-purple (often called ultram... More »

Turquoise cannot be made exactly from two colors because it is not on the color wheel; the two most prominent colors in turquoise are blue and green. There are many different shades of turquoise, with some being more gre... More »