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pairs of different colors of light that produce white light when combined.
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Projects were evaluated on design and creativity, use of split complementary colors, incorporating different values, and craftsmanship.
learn the vocabulary words: cool colors, complementary colors, collage, perspective, art history and watercolor wash.
understand and use complementary colors in their work.
Ask students to use complementary colors to paint different squares of colors near each other to practice the color theory findings they researched.
Practical consumers can continue to incorporate enticing Caribbean blues into spring by pairing Blue Curacao with warm, complementary colors like Honeysuckle or Coral Rose.
Two of the former tasks that might prove most useful are: using complementary colors in shading, and painting reflected light on water.
Bypassing the subjectivity of human perception, he then turned to the Albert Munsell color system--a scale of hue, lightness, and chroma, officially used by the USDA to categorize soil samples (from the literal "ground"), among other scientific applications--to select pairs of complementary colors.
Covered in a mosaic of pebbles, marbles, and broken tiles in complementary colors, the pots in Cynthia Bolin's San Diego garden are as interesting as the plants they contain.
The various carpet styles are available in nine to 12 complementary colors.
Characterized by remarkably bold, complementary colors and dizzying geometric riffs, these quilts celebrate a communal spirit that lately has been revived, most notably, in the massive AIDS memorial quilt.
Once the color is found, ColorMatch instantly provides five complementary colors that will inspire perfect matches for clothing items like scarves, ties, shirts and blouses; home decorating accessories like pillows and sheets; or even color schemes for brochures, invitations, company logos and Web pages.
In addition, color theory can be introduced or reinforced by using a large color wheel, identifying primary, secondary and complementary colors.

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