tertiary color


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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.
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A "tertiary color" is produced by mixing two secondary colors in equal amounts.
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.
He spent countless hours toying around with the color wheel, fascinated by the endless combinations he could come up within a spectrum: primary vs secondary vs tertiary colors, mixing them all up and enjoying each new outcome at every turn.
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. This is an ongoing project."
The explanations of primary secondary, and tertiary colors --with graphic illustrations using 12-color wheels of yam samples--is nothing short of brilliant.
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. The certificate is valid for two years after which time it may be renewed by successful repeat test prints and an on-site quality audit.
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.

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