Subtractive Color

  • Due Dec 8, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Points 2
  • Questions 2
  • Available until Dec 8, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Time Limit None
  • Allowed Attempts Unlimited


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• A surface’s color depends on its reflection coefficient at different wavelengths (spectral reflectance curve).
• Mixing colored pigments gives very different results from mixing colored lights.
• Subtractive color rules determine the result of mixing ink or paint pigments, with the details depending on the spectral reflectance curves.
• In mixing paint pigments, nearby colors results in the highest saturation and value.

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