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  • 1. Light, Mirrors, and Lenses Chapter 4
  • 2. Properties of Light Section 1
  • 3.
    • Light is a wave that carries energy; a light source emits a countless number of light rays that travel in all directions.
  • 4. Properties of Light
    • The material through which a wave travels is called a medium .
    • Light is an electromagnetic wave that does not need a medium in which to travel.
  • 5.
    • For the eyes to see an object, light must strike the object and bounce off, a process called reflection .
    • Materials that let no light pass through them are opaque .
  • 6.
    • Transparent materials let almost all light pass through them.
  • 7.
    • Materials that let some, but not all, light pass through them are translucent .
  • 8.
    • White light is composed of different wavelengths , which have colors ranging from red to violet.
    • Objects appear to have color because they absorb some light waves and reflect others; an object appears the color of the light it reflects.
  • 9.
    • Light colors: the color you see is the color your eye interprets from the mixture of red, blue, or green light.
    • The primary colors of light are red, blue, and green.
  • 10.
    • Pigments are colors you see in objects – paint, markers, dyes, etc. (Color Wheel)
    • Pigment colors: the color you see is the color your eye interprets from waves reflected from the pigment.
    • The primary pigment colors are yellow, magenta, and cyan.
  • 11. Madame X by John Singer Sergeant Painting with Primary Colors
  • 12. Light vs. Pigment