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Unformatted text preview: FA-102 MIDTERM•Achromatic- relating to differences of light and dark; the absence of hue and intensityoHue- common, general name for a color such as “green”, “brown”, etc. Hue is determined by the specific wavelength of a color in a ray of lightoIntensity- The saturation, strength, purity of a hue. A bright color is of high intensity, and a dull color is of low intensity•Additive Color- Color created by superimposing light rays. Superimposing the three primary lights produces white. oThe primaries are RGB- Red, Green, Blue (when their lights all overlap, white is produced)oThe secondaries are CYM- Cyan, Yellow, MagentaoFrom sunlight, you see a mix of different wavelengths- all colors are present in a beam of daylightoWhen put through a prism, the light is separated into a spectrum•Analogous Color-Colors that are closely related in hue. They are usually next to each other on the color wheeloHue- Designates common name for a color, general place in spectrum. For example “red”, “yellow”, “pink”, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course FA 102 taught by Professor Guirguis during the Spring '07 term at USC.
- Spring '07