Magenta is a color in between red and purple or pink and purple. In terms of the HSV (RGB) color wheel, it is the color halfway between red and purple and is composed equally of red and blue (50% red and 50% blue). Another name for magenta is fuchsia, named after the fuchsia flower.
Simply so, is fuchsia the same as hot pink?
Fuchsia takes its name from the flower (below). You can see that it has hints of blue in it that make it look like a paler shade of magenta. Hot pink is a similar color but without the bluish overtones.
What color to mix to make fuschia pink?
Using a food coloring such as blue, violet, green, or even brown will darken your pink, making it into a hot pink and then a fuchsia or magenta. Add a lighter color such as yellow to make your pink into peach.
In the RGB color model, used to create colors on computers and television screens, and in web colors, fuchsia and magenta are exactly the same color, made by mixing blue and red light at full and equal intensity. Fuchsia is usually a more purplish color, whereas magenta is more reddish.
You can grow fuchsias as annuals but they are actually tender perennials, hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 and 11. In colder zones, the plants die in winter, just like annuals do. Read on for information about fuchsia flowers and fuchsia plant care.
A purple hue in terms of color theory, magenta is evoked by light having less power in green wavelengths than in blue/violet and red wavelengths (complements of magenta have wavelength 500–530 nm). In the Munsell color system, magenta is called red–purple.
Fuchsia is on the purple side of pink and is named for the pink-purple flower of the fuchsia plant. It is sometimes described as hot pink, reddish-purple, vivid pink, and light purple. Antique fuchsia is a lavender-leaning shade of fuchsia.
Turquoise is the colour of the gem turquoise. It is a slightly greenish shade of cyan. Turquoise is sometimes described as a mixture of pale blue and green. The name comes from the French word for Turkish.
According to bridesmaid dress designers, regency is still one of the most popular colors. A quintessential purple, regency is a perfectly poised color for any wedding. You don't have to be a royal to wear regency with style.
Aqua (color) Aqua (from Latin: aqua for water) is a greenish-blue color, a variation of the color cyan. The web color aqua is identical to the web color cyan, also sometimes called electric cyan, one of the three secondary colors of the RGB color model used on computer and television displays.
In the RGB color model, used to make colors on computer and TV displays, cyan is created by the combination of green and blue light. In the RGB color wheel of additive colors, cyan is midway between blue and green. In the CMYK color model, used in color printing, cyan, magenta and yellow combined make black.
How to Make Fuchsia on the Color Wheel
- Squeeze out equal dollops of red, yellow, blue, white, black and gray around the edges of your paper plate or palette.
- Scoop up a small portion of red and an equal portion of blue.
- Add in a small bit of white to lighten to a pink-purple color or fuchsia.
Anyway, if spelling fuchsia ever causes you problems, all you need to remember is that the genus is named after German botanist Leonhart Fuchs. Say “fooksia” to yourself a few times and you'll never get it wrong.
Rose is the color halfway between red and magenta on the HSV color wheel, also known as the RGB color wheel, on which it is at hue angle of 330 degrees. Rose is one of the tertiary colors on the HSV (RGB) color wheel.
Plum is a dark purple colour, such as that shown at right (color #8E4585), which is a close representation of the average color of the plum fruit. As a quaternary color on the RYB color wheel, plum is an equal mix of the tertiary colors russet and slate (also known as olive).
Pink is a combination of the color red and white, a hue that can be described as a tint. It can range from berry (blue-based) pinks to salmon (orange-based) pinks.
Periwinkle is a color in the blue and violet family. Its name is derived from the lesser periwinkle or myrtle herb (Vinca minor) which bears flowers of the same color. The color periwinkle is also called lavender blue. The color periwinkle may be considered a pale tint of blue or a "pastel blue".
Perhaps less surprisingly, Blue's best friend Magenta is also a girl. And while we're on the subject, Sidetable Drawer, Pail, and Tickety Tock are all female. (Shovel, Periwinkle, Mailbox, and Slippery Soap are all male.)
It might also be described as dark mauve or light purple. The colors of some lilac flowers may be equivalent to the colors shown below as pale lilac, rich lilac, or deep lilac. There are other lilac flowers that are colored red-violet.
The web color chartreuse is the color precisely halfway between green and yellow, so it is 50% green and 50% yellow. It is one of the tertiary colors of the HSV color wheel, also known as the RGB color wheel. Another name for this color is chartreuse green.
Barney the Dinosaur is the main protagonist of Barney & Friends and a two hundred million year (two dinosaur years) old, six-foot tall, purple tyrannosaurus rex with a green belly and green spots on his back and his tail and yellow toes. He comes to life through a child's imagination.
Puce is a medium grayish red-violet colour. Puce colours may be pale grayish red-violet, grayish rose or brownish-purple colours. Basically, puce colours are reddish purple colours mixed with gray or brown.
The term lavender may also be used in general to apply to a wide range of pale, light, medium, or grayish violet colors, as well as some pale or light pinkish, magenta, or purple colors as well as some pale or light blueish-indigo colors. In paints, the color lavender is made by mixing violet and white paint.