Can you not also place the complementary color so that it is not seen, but its influence on the important color is felt?
Pottery may be adapted to a complementary color scheme by Rule 12i.
Every color makes objects near it take on the antagonistic or complementary color.
For neckties or ribbons use the complementary color to that of the dress.
Thus trees are too green, and the grass is insufferably green: the complementary color, red, has been left out.
All brilliant colors may be subdued by adding to them their complementary color.
If too much of the complementary color is added the result will be gray.
If the head is not moved, this complementary color has the same size and shape as the original colored piece of paper.
If there is a curtain in the picture use the complementary color to the dress.
The note sparkles in nature, but you do not notice the complementary color near it.
|complementary color |
A secondary color that, when combined with the primary color whose wavelength it does not contain, produces white light. Thus yellow, which is produced by mixing the primary colors red and green, is the complementary color of blue. See Note at color.