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Biology Of Color Mixing: The Mystery Of Magenta

Your retinas can detect only red, blue, or green. So where does magenta come from? Or yellow? Or white?

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Biology Of Color Mixing: The Mystery Of Magenta. Your retinas can detect only red, blue, or green. So where does magenta come from? Or yellow? Or white?
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Barnk
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 471 Posts
Thursday, February 28, 2013 7:30:56 AM
White is achieved by mixing light.
Brown or black or gray is achieved by mixing pigments.

heytonashcat
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 81 Posts
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:14:36 AM
SSSsss...

New_Guy
Male, 30-39, Europe
 401 Posts
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:44:34 AM
wonder if there is aliasing in color mixing

Vimto
Male, 40-49, Europe
 2429 Posts
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:44:14 AM
Depends if youre mixing paint or light. Plus I'm colourblind so I dont care. Next.

"So how do you get brown?"

By having the poo kicked out of you for asking silly questions.

Nickel2
Male, 50-59, Europe
 4314 Posts
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:56:26 AM
I understand all of the colour stuff having done additive and subtractive mixing as part of an animation course. I don't understand how they can get the sound out of sync with video though.

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