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Tertiary Colour - Arcy Art Original Oil Paintings Art Dictionary

Tertiary Colour
In painting a tertiary colour is created by mixing a primary colour with a secondary colour. The tertiary colours are not represented by one firmly established name each unlike primary and secondary colours.

The following are examples of tertiary colours that can be created by mixing primary colours with secondary colours in paint:

Blue + Green = Aquamarine
Green + Yellow = Chartreuse
Yellow + Orange = Marigold
Orange + Red = Vermilion
Red + Purple = Magenta
Purple + Blue = Violet

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