Part 4 - Color Theory: Complementary Colors

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Webster's defines Complementary Colors as:  1 : relating to or constituting one of a pair of contrasting colors that produce a neutral color when combined in suitable proportions 3 : mutually supplying each other's lack. Complementary colors represent, in essence, the presence of all three primary colors in one form or another. Example: The complementary color of red is green, and since green comes from yellow and blue, that completes the  primary color triangle. In the color wheel, the arrows point to each respective complementary.

The black arrows represent a primary color and its complementary.  The gray arrows represents two tertiary complementary colors.