Cataloging Color

Look at this Color Space Atlas! an artist and team of designers/printers has made a perfectly square book of colored pages that catalogs Color Space!

VOCABULARY & NOTATION

Here’s a link to introduce to the 3 Dimensions of color .

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I. HUE, VALUE, SATURATION in SUBTRACTIVE COLOR

Watch Videos:

http://www.gamblincolors.com/navigating.color.space/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rU2Juual18

And this is really cool: a full free online edition of Albert Munsell’s important book “A Color Notation” (1905) It has lots of great diagrams.


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II. ADDITIVE COLOR explained in under 5 minutes. 

Watch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCs8mK1rzc0


III. ADDITIVE COLOR in a nutshell

A brief introduction to the theory that RGB colour is based on.Read more… Watch video: https://www.youtube.com/watchv=gtgBHsSzCPE&list=PL14B3F7DCE69E892A


IV. WHAT COLOR IS IT? This simple website that shows time in color hex values. http://whatcolourisit.scn9a.org


V. COLOR TRACKING IN 1692

This is Colossal ran a great story about the diligent artist & color-tracker known only as “A. Boogert” who created this book in 1692. Read the whole story on  Erik Kwakkel’s site.