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Why are the primary colours different for light and dyes?
« Reply #1 on: 02/10/2007 08:11:31 »
Why?
Additive and subtractive synthesys. Light colours adds, while pigments colours subtracts. There has been a thread (or more than one) about it, with longer explanations.
 


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Why are the primary colours different for light and dyes?
« Reply #3 on: 02/10/2007 12:54:06 »
It's because artists and Scientists came from different directions and both of them grabbed the same term for two different things.
 

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Why are the primary colours different for light and dyes?
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