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  1. Complementary colors are pairs of colors that are of “opposite” hue in some color model

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 21, 2008
  2. The exact hue “complementary” to a given hue depends on the model in question, and perceptually uniform, additive, and subtractive color models, for example, have differing complements for any given color

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  3. In color theory, two colors are called complementary if, when mixed in the proper proportion, they produce a neutral color (grey, white, or black)

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 21, 2008
  4. When one stares at a single color (red for example) for a sustained period of time (thirty seconds to a minute should suffice), then looks at a white surface, an afterimage of the complementary color (in this case cyan) will appear

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  5. Because of the limited range of colors that was available throughout most of the history of art, many artists still use a traditional set of complementary pairs, including

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