The color magenta, which is a primary color according to Goethe's theory of color subtraction, is produced when blue and red are combined. This theory works on the principle that the components of white light can be subt... More »

For the additive set of primary colors, mixing red and blue makes magenta, blue and green make cyan, and green and red make yellow. For the subtractive set of primary colors, mixing together magenta and yellow makes red,... More »

When used for printing purposes, the color black is made by combining cyan (a color halfway between green and blue on the color wheel), magenta and yellow. Cyan, magenta and yellow are created when red, green and blue ar... 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 »

In terms of color theory, there can be many ways to find matching colors, such as choosing complementary, analogous and triadic colors from the color wheel. Complementary colors are those that are opposite each other on ... More »

Color theory is a collective body of facts and practical guidance on the origin and formation of color and its uses. A central component of color theory is the color wheel and the three primary colors of red, blue and ye... More » Science Colors