COLOURS – ADDITIVE & SUBTRACTIVE COLOURS + JARGON

Additive = When you add Cyan, Magenta and Yellow (CMY) the result is black

Subtractive = When you add Red, Blue Green (RGB) the result is white

Hue = The actual colour e.g Hisoka was able to tell the tell the difference between Kastro and his double because of the blood on his shirt

Brilliance = How much white or black is mixed in a colour

Saturation = The amount of grey in a colour

 

PRIMARY, SECONDARY & TERTIARY  COLOURS

Primary = Red, Green & Blue (These are the additive colours)

Examples Where Primary Colours Are Used:

  • Television
  • Computer Monitors
  • Theatrical Lighting

 

Secondary = Made by mixing two additive primary colours together (e.g Cyan + Yellow)

Tertiary = Made by mixing one primary and second colour

There Are 6 Tertiary Colours 

RedOrange

GreenYellow

BlueGreen

BlueViolet

YellowOrange

RedViolet

Complimentary = Opposite colours e.g Blue & Red

 

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