color wheel


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color wheel

n.
A circular diagram in which primary and usually intermediate colors are arranged sequentially so that related colors are next to each other and complementary colors are opposite.
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Noun1.color wheel - a chart in which complementary colors (or their names) are arranged on opposite sides of a circlecolor wheel - a chart in which complementary colors (or their names) are arranged on opposite sides of a circle
color chart - a chart displaying colors
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I have a feeling neon will soon be taking over the entire color wheel. Enter the Off-White x Nike kicks of Serena Williams and the Chenpeng jacket of Christina Paik.
Colors on opposite ends of the color wheel will always complement each other.
To pick their companions, Bittner and Harampolis suggested a tool you may remember from a childhood art class: the color wheel. This helpful guide shows how pigments best mix and mingle--in this case, in bouquets.
I think many quilters might suggest using the color wheel to help guide you when selecting quilt colors.
They maintained that when experimenting with multiple colors, it's best to pair colors that share a connection to each other--colors that sit next to each other on the color wheel or that have the same undertone.
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3| Alexander Girard's charming color wheel ottoman ($2,099), which debuted in 1967, is one of the first archival reissues of his furniture line for Herman Miller.
This is when red and its complementary color cyan are paired with a second complementary set right next to them on the color wheel. In this case it would be red, cyan, magenta and green.
The solution was pretty simple, they will create the ad, or marketing tool, that will accompany their actual creative color wheel!
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