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25 Jul 2021 11:18:39 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Complementary colours  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 28 May 2021 17:04:14
Message: <60b15ace$1@news.povray.org>
On 5/28/2021 4:53 PM, Mike Horvath wrote:
> On 5/27/2021 11:04 AM, Thomas de Groot wrote:
>> Want to play with complementary colours? in rgb or srgb mode? Try 
>> this. Nothing special, just messing around for a change, away from 
>> granites...
>>
> 
> Also, keep in mind (and you already may have!) that the idea of 
> "complementary colors" was created for the RYB color model not RGB.
> 
> 
> Mike

Basically, the idea is that colors diametrically opposed on the RYB 
color wheel "go well" with each other, and colors diametrically opposed 
on the RGB color wheel tend to "clash" heavily. I'm not sure why this is 
the case, and why the RYB color wheel "looks nice" (at least in Western 
art).


Mike


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