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complementary colour

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(General Physics) one of any pair of colours, such as yellow and blue, that give white or grey when mixed in the correct proportions
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We changed the photos to match the colour of the pots, but you could try complementary colours, or leave them a natural skin tone.
n Perfect harmony - mix complementary colours for a subtle, sophisticated look.
Available at stores nationwide, the range of 13 styles makes use of soft, complementary colours, intricate jewelled detailing and pearlised finishes to create elegant glasses that flatter mature skin tones and hair colouring.
It has made them milder, more empty, less exquisite in their use of complementary colours than they were when he painted them.
To create a striking kite effect cross over two sails in contrasting but complementary colours or attach them to trellis screens to shelter the patio.
When using multi-coloured patterns you can combine them with plains in complementary colours, to keep a sense of balance.
This new collection of accessories features matching and complementary colours such as burgundy, dark brown and bronze.
Positioned side-by-side in a photo, complementary colours contrast each other, adding an intense dynamic to your image.
Focus on the colours you have in your home year round and select complementary colours that will bring out the seasonal time of year.
Great complementary colours are orange, yellow and red (not for the faint hearted) while neutrals such as white and cream always look good and create a really classic effect ( they can lift an otherwise heavy blue colour scheme, all you need to do is add some pattern to give it a kick.
Nice range of complementary colours for a subtle mix of brown and pink.
Six bespoke complementary colours were specified for the Godzilla building.

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