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Please specify Color formulation of magenta? Answered

in lined with the color wheel may I Know the color combination in percentage mixture of colors

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gmoon

8 years ago

Magenta is one of the three subtractive "process" colors used in commercial printing.

The color Magenta is an equal mix of blue and red light--when dealing with additive colors (color from light is additive, color from pigment is subtractive.)

Magenta is also the complement (opposite) of green.

Making Magenta pigment from primary colors is difficult, as paints and pigments aren't truly transparent to the light wavelengths they should let pass through. The best results can be achieved with dyes.

(pic one below--additive colors with magenta between red and blue.)
(pic two below--subtractive colors.)

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