tertiary color


Also found in: Wikipedia.

tertiary color

n.
1. A color resulting from the mixture of two secondary colors.
2. A color resulting from the equal mixture of a primary color with either of the secondary colors adjacent to it on a color wheel. See Table at color.
References in periodicals archive ?
And by mixing a primary with a secondary color, an artist can create a tertiary color, with added illusion of nuance and depth.
Grades three and four were divided into six groups as well, assigned a tertiary color, and given the same homework assignment.
If you had, say, a bright pink "Hello Kitty" theme that's not a simple brightness inversion, you run into even more complicated cases of ensuring minimum contrast levels for accessibility, picking reasonable secondary and tertiary colors, etc.
Giving them only the primary colors plus white encourages mixing, and students learn how to mix the secondary and tertiary colors, plus tints of colors.
At first they were monochromatic paintings concentrating on the essence of form but eventually led to working with ethereal and tertiary colors.
An important outcome from SSSP processing of colorant materials is the ability to develop secondary and tertiary colors by blending primary and secondary colors together.
To be awarded the certification, Sing Tao had to fulfill strict test criteria that included on-site auditing of quality assurances and a variety of print tests such as accuracy of tone value on plate; screening; tonal range; maximum black Color; and the gamut of primary, secondary, and tertiary colors.
Students create a process color wheel showing primary, secondary and tertiary colors, with 50% tints (white added, or color subtracted) and 50% shades (black added) for each.
Most of the paintings involved only one or two tertiary colors, and, like the sculptures, they felt at once muted and refulgent, crisply photographic yet somewhat hazy due to their inflated scale.
Draw your color wheel to include the correct placement of primary, secondary, and tertiary colors.
Combining secondary colors and primary colors results in tertiary colors such as blue-green and red-orange.

Full browser ?