Magenta is a color that has as a deep, purplish-red hue that is one of the subtractive primary colors, complementary to the color green. A dye bearing the color was discovered in 1859, and it was called fuschine. The col... More »

Magenta is made from combining red and blue. Magenta is part of the subtractive primary color set, which also includes yellow and cyan. The additive primary color set contains red, blue and green. More » Science Colors

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 »

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 »

Sage green can be made by mixing the colors next to green on the color wheel, which are blue and yellow. However, sage green is a particular green and to find the right color balance may be difficult. More »

Blue is a primary color and cannot be created by mixing other colors. A light blue paint is made by mixing blue with enough white to reach the desired tint. Adding blue to a light green paint will produce a green-blue ti... More »