Complimentary Colors for Home Decorating ~ "Life is a great big canvas...Throw all the color on it you can"... The complementary color scheme is made of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel.
color wheel umbrellas with fingerprint rain. Not sure what kind of colour wheel this is, but I like the concept. I find it helps for future concepts to always have the complementary colour directly across from it's mate.
complementary (red and green) Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel are considered to be complementary colors (example: red and green). The high contrast of complementary colors creates a vibrant look especially when used at full saturation. This color scheme must be managed well so it is not jarring. Complementary colors are tricky to use in large doses, but work well when you want something to stand out. Complementary colors are really bad for text.