Complementary colors


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Complementary colors: color wheel
See under Color.

See also: Complementary

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive ?
If you want a design to really "pop," complementary colors (colors on opposite sides of the color wheel) such as those used for the featured sample, have the most dramatic impact.
Very different colors, such as complementary colors, produce an exciting effect because they enhance each other with their differences.
Complementary colors such as orange and blue are opposite each other on the color wheel and can create bright, vibrant effects when combined in the garden.
"Then mix in complementary colors like blush and deep green for a cohesive table." har/owandgrey.com.
Paisley Boho-design is a teardrop shaped pattern which finely blends the complementary colors in interlocking shapes.
This season, it's all about painting the eyes with complementary colors. Color-block your lids with colored eyeliners, whether they come in crayons or as liquid paints.
On the color wheel, each color sits directly across from another color, making them complementary colors.
Often they're juxtaposing opposing or complementary colors to add even more impact.
Sets of three complementary colors are available together for mixing and matching or for any artistic designs you can create.
Complementary colors can be incorporated in the form of furniture, decor items or trim paint colors.
An innovative pressing technique provides a continuous form, offering advanced blending with complementary colors for base, crease, and eyeliner.

Full browser ?