The Benefits of a Limited Palette — new video

Mark_CarderMark_Carder admin
edited June 2015 in General Discussion
In this video I explain some of the benefits of using a limited 5-color palette:
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  • Mark

    Terrific demo of Geneva Paint combined with your very practical and logical style.
    Great work.

  • @Mark_Carder Excellent video. Thank you.
  • Superb. The best and most concise description of what subtractive color really is.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] admin
    edited June 2015
    @Kingston Any color model based on producing colors by selectively removing wavelengths from the light source before it reaches your eye, either through filtering (slides, transparencies, etc) or via reflective surfaces (paints, dyes, inks, etc) is subtractive color. The other model is additive color (RGB for screens etc).

    I think the term is just more commonly used when dealing with filtering.

    Wikipedia said:

    A subtractive color model explains the mixing of a limited set of dyes, inks, paint pigments or natural colorants to create a wider range of colors, each the result of partially or completely subtracting (that is, absorbing) some wavelengths of light and not others. The color that a surface displays depends on which parts of the visible spectrum are not absorbed and therefore remain visible.

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