Color

What are all the art people saying?

Color model

The way a color is described is called the color model and the main one for computers is the RGB one.

    • RGB: Describe the color as levels of red, green and blue.
    • HSV: Hue (0-360), saturation (0-1), and value (0-1).
    • HSL: Hue , saturation, and lightness

Basic

Hue: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet.

Saturation: Intense vs. dull.

Lightness: light vs. dark.

Gamma

HDR

Reference

Color Spaces - 2019

Basic Color Science for Graphics Engineers - 2018

sRGB versus Linear Colour Space 2017 - Part 1 and Part 2

Doing Math with RGB (and A) Correctly - 2015

White balance and physically based rendering pipelines. . - 2015 : Part 1 , Part 2

A tool for analysing colour schemes - 2015

Journal Entry 14 – Color Picker - 2013

Tech feature: linear space lighting - 2013

Color Spaces and You - 2009

GPU Gems 3: The Importance of Being Linear - 2008

Light and Color - 2007

Perceptually uniform color spaces - 1963