What Colours do yellow and blue make?

RYB (red–yellow–blue) make up the primary color triad in a standard artist's color wheel. The secondary colors purpleorangegreen (sometimes called violetorangegreen) make up another triad. Triads are formed by three equidistant colors on a particular color wheel.
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What do you get if you mix blue and yellow?

The primary colors of light are red, green, and blue. If you subtract these from white you get cyan, magenta, and yellow. Mixing the colors generates new colors as shown on the color wheel, or the circle on the right. Mixing these three primary colors generates black.
  • What color do you get when you mix red and yellow?

    A secondary color is made by mixing two primary colors. For instance, if you mix red and yellow, you get orange.
  • What color do blue and red make?

    Commonly people think about pigment and in that case the color you get when mixing blue and red would be purple or violet. However, if you are referring to additive color (light), then the result of mixing red and blue light would be magenta.
  • What do pink and blue make?

    mixing pink with blue to make a nice light purple or a light violet or lavender depending the percentage of each one. If you mix pink and blue a specific shade (according to shades of your blue and pink colour) of voilet or purple will appear.
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Why do blue and yellow make green?

Yellow paint reflects most light at long wavelengths and absorbs light at short wavelengths. Because blue paint and yellow paint both reflect middle (green appearing) wavelengths when blue and yellow paint are mixed together, the mixture appears green.
  • What color do blue and red make?

    Commonly people think about pigment and in that case the color you get when mixing blue and red would be purple or violet. However, if you are referring to additive color (light), then the result of mixing red and blue light would be magenta.
  • What do pink and blue make?

    mixing pink with blue to make a nice light purple or a light violet or lavender depending the percentage of each one. If you mix pink and blue a specific shade (according to shades of your blue and pink colour) of voilet or purple will appear.
  • What colors can you make with white paint?

    When mixing (additively) light, any two complementary colors - so Red and Cyan, or Green and Magenta or Blue and Yellow. Of course, some would argue: Black and White. :-) When mixing (subtractively) paint/ink/dye/stain…there are no colors that can be mixed to make white.
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Which colors make blue?

The three primary colors, red, yellow and blue, are the only colors that cannot be created by mixing other colors. Blue mixed with red makes purple, blue mixed with yellow makes green and yellow mixed with red makes orange.
  • How do you make a light brown color?

    For a warm brown. Warm browns work well for painting brick, warm wood tones, and trees in sunlight. To make your brown warmer, experiment with adding red and/or yellow paint a little at a time. If the mixture becomes too warm, you can add a touch of blue paint to cool it down.
  • What colors make dark brown?

    Change the hue. If you created your shade of brown by mixing blue and orange, you can change the hue slightly by adding other colors. For example, to create a warmer brown, add red to the mixture. To create a dark, murky brown you could add purple or green.
  • What colors make dark gray?

    Blending gray colors from primary colors. ArtRage study. An effective way to mix grey is to mix together red, blue , yellow and white and you will get a whole range of beautiful greys, known as tertiary greys. These are much more subtle than black/white greys, which are cold and lifeless.

Updated: 17th September 2018

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