Blue is a primary color and cannot be created by mixing other colors. A light blue paint is made by mixing blue with enough white to reach the desired tint. Adding blue to a light green paint will produce a green-blue tint.
Like blue, red and yellow are primary colors. Secondary colors are created by mixing two primary colors: blue and yellow make green, red and yellow make orange and red and blue make purple. Tertiary colors are made by mixing a primary color with a secondary color that has the primary color as a component. Adding white to any color creates lighter tints of the base color; adding black to any color creates darker shades of the base color. Adding gray to any color produces a less intense tone.Learn More
Blue is a primary color and many objects in nature have a blue color, including cobalt compounds, the flames of burning sulfur, the sky and the ocean. In 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis applied for a patent for riveted waist overalls, which were the first blue jeans.Full Answer >
Blue is one of the primary colors, so it cannot be created by mixing two other colors. Red and yellow are the other two primary colors.Full Answer >
Although fuchsia appears to be a purplish red color, it's actually created digitally in the RGB color model by blending blue and red equally at their maximum possible intensity. This form of fuchsia is created for television and computer screens.Full Answer >
The color lilac is created by mixing together red and blue to create violet, and then adding white to lighten the color. To create the original violet color, use equal amounts of red and blue, then add white to create the desired tint.Full Answer >