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Printing/Graphic Arts Week 6 Vocab Colors
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What are the 4 Subtractive Colors?
CMYK stands for what 4 colors?
What are the 3 additive colors?
RGB stands for what 3 colors?
When we mix colors using paint, or printing ink, we are using the subtractive color method. One begins with white and ends with black. As more color is added, the result gets darker and tends to look more black.
What things use additive colors?
Any electronic device. Such as Ipod, Cell Phone, and Computer screen.
What things use subtractive colors?
Printing things such as t-shirts, sweatshirts.
Additive colors are created by what?
Printed materials use Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and black. These four colors reproduce almost all colors you see in printed materials.
A pre-mixed ink, a specific single color (not made by process) Effective when printing only 1 or 2 colors, but it is more expensive for more colors. Sometimes used to supplement process color. Pantone Swatches are often used to identify color requirements.
Pantone Matching System
The Pantone system contains thousands of colors as well as many different color books.
WYSIWG stands for what?
What you see is what you get.
Many factors come into play to effect when you are dealing with different color systems. What are the factors?
RGB/CMYK/Spot, Monitor calibration, matching color profiles between different devices, resolutions (DPI) and substrates.
What two colors make Red?
Yellow + Magenta
What two colors make Green?
What two colors make Blue?
Cyan + Magneta
What two colors make cyan?
Green + Blue
What two colors make Magenta?
Red + Blue
What two colors make Yellow?
Red + Green
Yellow + Magenta make what color?
Cyan + yellow make what color?
Cyan + Magenta make what color?
Green + blue make what color?
Blue + Red make what color?
Red + Green make what color?