complementary color

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Synonyms for complementary color

either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)

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Market it combined with another roving in a complimentary color that will make a handsome blend.
The handcrafted Dion Collection features long strands woven along with shorter twists of complimentary colors and comes in four colorways.
Further interest is added to her paintings in the way she layers colors and allows hints of complimentary colors to peek through.
According to Ready, ``The most complimentary colors are pinks and peaches, but bright yellow and purples are also flattering, while green is the least flattering to skin tones.
Offered in numerous complimentary colors to ATVs, UTVs and Lawn Tractors X-Force is another innovative product being introduced under Cycle Country's "Powered By Innovation" initiative for '09.
Success is guaranteed with an approach which pairs design tips with overall insights on mixing and matching complimentary colors.
Get inexpensive canvases and paint them all a single color or a few different complimentary colors.