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Additive Color

Additive Color

Author: Nancy Esslinger
Description:

In this lesson, you will learn how to recognize and explain additive color and its uses in visual communications.

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Tutorial

Notes on "Additive Color"


Citations

Eye, wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HazelEyesS.JPG

Colorful birds, wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pair_of_Merops_apiaster_feeding.jpg

Image of Old TV with CRT, wikipedia, Creative Commons


Image of Old Computer Monitor with CRT Screen

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Crt_television.o...

Image of Modern Computer Screen, wikipedia, Creative Commons


Image of Modern Computer Screen, wikipedia, Creative Commons


Hexadecimal HTML Color Name Chart #1, wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexadecimal_color#X11_color_names

Hexadecimal HTML Color Name Chart #2, wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexadecimal_color#HTML_color_names

Terms to Know
Additive Color Process

the mixing of color with light; additive color is seen when light is projected.

CRT

cathode ray tube, name for the display found on older traditional computer monitors and television sets; CRTs use the additive primaries, RGB, to produce color.

Hexadecimal Color 

the color system used to describe web pages, defined by the base 16 notational system; Combinations of the numerals from 0 through 9 and letters from A though F are assigned to each color in this system.