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Color on the Web
How We See Color
Light and Color
The Code
Base 16 or
The Hexidecimal Number System

Exercises in Base 16
Dark and Light Values
Color Quiz
Experiment with Color

IT'S KIND OF BACKWARD

Blue Tables
0000FF 4444FF 9999FF DDDDFF

Look at this first table.
Notice that the value for blue stays the same (FF),
while the values for green and red INCREASE (more of each color is added).
Why does the color get lighter?

0000DD 000099 000044 000011

In the second row, the value for blue decreases, while green and red remain at zero.
The numbers are getting smaller, so why does the color get darker?

 

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