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Illuminated Pixels by Virginia Wisslar

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Chapter 11Light Color

Figure 11.1 A prism in multicolored light.

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“It’s terrible how the light runs out, taking color with it.”

Claude Monet, 19th-Century Impressionist Painter

IN THIS CHAPTER:

11.1 The Science of ColorAn examination of color from a scientific standpoint.

11.2 Color TemperatureUnderstanding the colors found in everyday light.

11.3 Light and PigmentThe differences between light color and pigment color.

11.4 Digital Color RepresentationAn essential topic for all digital artists—how colors are represented by the computer.

11.5 Light and Surface Color InteractionHow light and surface colors interact.

Digital artists need to have a ...

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