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Unformatted text preview: engths and reflects the red wavelength. In the second picture red light is shone upon the tomato. The tomato is still reflecting the red wavelength and thus still looks red. But in the 3rd picture blue light is shone upon the tomato, and since the tomato absorbs the blue wavelength the tomato appears to be black.
Links: Prism (light broken down in different wavelengths. Primary and Secondary Colors The primary light colors are Red, Blue, and Green (RGB).
The secondary light colors are Yellow, Cyan, and Magenta.
Combining pigments in painting is exactly the opposite: The primary pigments are Yellow, Cyan, Magenta.
The secondary pigments are Red, Blue and Green. Animation Light Colors Vs. Pigments Primary colors in light are red, green, and blue because when put together
in the right intensities they form white light. Televisions use this idea to
project pictures on the screen. When lights these colors are combined in
pairs they form the secondary colors for light.
Pigment colors are seen by reflected light. A primary pigment col...
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