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Runge’s color orb and color patterns were invented in history

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In 1766 the British insect researcher and graphic artist Moses Harris (1730 – 1788) published a book called “The Natural System of Colors,” in which he built a dice wheel based on 3. primary colors red, yellow and blue. He was the first to propose the idea of ​​the contrast between complementary colors, and put […]

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Mayer’s triangle of colors

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Newton’s color wheel only shows the change in hue and saturation of each color, not the way the darkness of the colors changes. Eighteenth-century theorists expect to build color models that guarantee four criteria: i) the model must classify all colors that can be created by a combination of primary colors, called primary colors, ii) […]

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Secrets of the Colours

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Is color an attribute of everything in nature as an objective reality? The answer is NO. Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and purple are just human names to distinguish our perception of light’s interaction with matter. No color exists objectively in nature. spectrum Figure 1 – Electromagnetic wave spectrum Light is a dualistic form […]

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Primary color palette Separation method

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As stated in the previous article, people know how to draw and mix colors from tens of thousands of years before quantitative theories on the plus color and minus the color advent. For painter’s practice, the primary color is the colors made from colored substances, and at least 6 colors are red, green, blue, yellow, […]

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Theory of color addition in optical physics

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More than 130 years have passed, since Newton discovered that color is not an attribute of light but the perception of the human eye, by 1802 English scholar Thomas Young (1773 – 1829) proposed the theory. About three groups of photoreceptors in the retina (today called cones, cone cells, discovered in the twentieth century), each […]

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The patterns that make up the color

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People know how to draw tens of thousands of years before writing. Paintings were found up to 35-40 thousand years ago in caves in Europe and Australia, while writing appeared about 3500 – 4000 years ago. Aristotle (384 – 322 BC) was the one who formulated the first theory of color. Aritstotle argues that color […]

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Philosophical stone of primary colors

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Until the twentieth century, primary colors resembled a philosophical stone (lapis philosophorum) capable of turning ordinary metal into gold that alchemists had long sought. A big mistake that has persisted for centuries is that every color can be created by mixing three primary colors. In fact, no plus or minus dithering model can produce all […]

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