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


Here's why: the closer we get to white, the lighter the color. Remember that white is all color--FFFFFF. Likewise, the less color we have, the less light we have and the darker the color gets.

Here are two more tables:

Green Table

00ff00 44ff44 99ff99 ddffdd
00dd00 009900 004400 001100


Red Table
ff0000 ff4444 ff9999 ffdddd
dd0000 990000 440000 110000

Well, I think you’re ready for a quiz. Go to the next page and take the quiz. When you are done, you can go to a “magic” page where you can have some real fun with the secret code you’ve broken. After that, go back and make your web page the color you want it to be.



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