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secondary color

Secondary colors are the colors that result from the color mixing of two primary colors. In the case of the CMYK color model, the secondary colors are red, green, and blue; in the RGB color model, they are cyan, magenta, and yellow.

Secondary colors of the CMY

Secondary colors of the CMY

color model If two primary colors are mixed to 100 %, a secondary color is obtained, whereby in both color models the secondary color of one color model corresponds to the primary color of the other color model. Approximately 160 different shades of secondary colors can be created by mixing two primary colors.

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Updated at: 06.03.2009
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