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Colour & Materials

Additive and Subtractive Colour

In the first of a series of Colour Theory reports, Stylus explores the principles behind colour models by looking at additive colour (coloured light), and subtractive colour (coloured pigment). By considering ‘colour’ as wavelengths of light and ‘pigment’ as a light reflective material, we can explain the fundamentals of colour theory.

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12 May 2011
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