SUBTRACTIVE MIXTURE By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 Subtractive mixing is type of mixing where pigments provoke some wavelengths to get absorbed from the mix. Read also color subtraction for more understanding. SUBTRACTIVE MIXTURE: "Example of subtractive mixture is fabric dying." Related Psychology Terms SUBTRACTIVE PRINCIPLE SPECTRAL ABSORPTION BINARY HUE RETINEX PROTANOPIA SUBTHRESHOLD POTENTIAL PURPLE ADDITIVE COLOR MIXTURE TEASE EXTRASPECTRAL HUE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUBTRACTIVE MIXTURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/subtractive-mixture/ (accessed February 23, 2020).