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  • 1. introduction to color ART 251
  • 2. Physical and Chemical Aspect of Color Color is the visual effect that is caused by the spectral composition of the light emitted, transmitted, absorbed, and reflected by objects.
  • 3. S i r I s a a c N e w t o n ( 1 6 4 3 - 1 7 2 7 ) , E n g l i s h mathematician and physicist observed the phenomenon of light refracted by a glass prism and concluded that white light is a mixture of varied color rays.
  • 4. Color Perception • SCATTERING • INCANDESCENCE • SUBTRACTION
  • 5. Scattering Why is the sky blue?
  • 6. Incandescence
  • 7. Absorption
  • 8. 1.  All the" invisible" colors of sunlight shine on the apple. 2.  The surface of a red apple absorbs all the colored light rays, except for those corresponding to red, and reflects this color to the human eye. Environment & Perception also play into our interpretation of this color. 3.  The eye receives the reflected red light and sends a message to the brain.
  • 9. When light hits the surface, the BLUE paint ABSORBS all the light EXCEPT the blue part of the spectrum.
  • 10. The Garden, by Brecht Evens
  • 11. Color Constancy
  • 12. Additive Color System
  • 13. Iphone 5 home screen magnified 500x, 326 ppi
  • 14. Subtractive Color System
  • 15. Jacob Christoph Le Blon
  • 16. “Color obtains in the light” -Thomas Lovell