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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4, where yellow is seen by reflection at the specular angle, and its complementary color, blue, is seen by transmission.
Split complementary colors create pleasing combinations with interesting contrast-for example, a color plus the two colors on either side of its direct complement, such as violet with yellow orange and yellow green.
Complementary colors provide the most dramatic contrasts: blue and orange, purple and yellow.
Avago's patented color controller and the ADJD-E622-QR999 form an ideal and unrivaled complementary color management solution to RGB LED lighting.
The video camcorder feature set includes an advanced digital zoom engine that offers smooth, precise operation, programmable nonlinear gamma correction to suppress color noise, auto focus enhancements to support the latest lens and CCDs, and an enhanced color filter to improve complementary color accuracy.
PLAYING WITH COLOR THEORY This lesson provided older students an opportunity to introduce or review monochromatic, analogous and complementary color schemes.
Let patterns dry and cover with a complementary color of spray paint.
The only trick was that they must use the complementary color for that part.
The result is more accurate color reproduction with finer gradations than models using a conventional complementary color filter.
The Progressive Scan CCD is complemented by a RGB primary color filter, rather than a complementary color filter found in other camcorders.
1 | A He used a split complementary color scheme--blue, yellow-orange and red-orange, the same scheme of colors seen in Ten Grapes.
This was one option for a split complementary color scheme.
1|A Because they're all shades of orange, creating a complementary color scheme with blue.
The higher gloss could be the same color as mat- or flat-finish walls, a slightly different shade or hue, or a punch of complementary color.
3 A Johnson used the popular complementary color scheme of blue and orange.
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