Hue Circle

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Watercolor Painting - Techniques - Minimal Palettes
... This palette can mix all possible hues, though the purple, orange and green mixtures are characteristically rather dull or dark, and most color mixtures require ... This leads to a more equal spacing of paints around the hue circle, and the inclusion of a green paint ... the mixture of any two paints adjacent on the hue circle usually produces the most saturated color mixtures for every hue between them (specific pigments listed as examples for each color choice ...
Traditional Color Theory - Complementary Colors
... complementary colors, which are colors which cancel each other's hue to produce an achromatic (white, gray or black) light mixture ... that colors exactly opposite one another on the hue circle cancel out each other's hue this concept was demonstrated more thoroughly in the 19th century ... A key assumption in Newton's hue circle was that the "fiery" or maximum saturated hues are located on the outer circumference of the circle, while achromatic white is at the center ...

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