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Taking the light Additive Color System, when you mix the light primaries of blue and green, you get Cyan. This is, obviously, a blue-green color.
When you mix the light primaries of red and blue, the result is Magenta. This is a bluish-red.
The third light secondary is yellow. This secondary is developed when red light and green light are mixed together.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|