Exploratories   Subtractive Color Mixing
     

Description


This applet allows the user to paint on a canvas that mixes colors subtractively. Various parameters can be manipulated and some preset images can be loaded and also painted on.

Audience


Easily usable by both undergraduates and high school students. Appropriate for both computer graphics programming courses and art and design courses.

Usage


The user clicks on cyan, magenta, yellow, and black paint buttons in the side panel and paints on the central canvas. Overlapping trails of color mix subtractively. Color transparency can be set with the transparency slider bar. Color value thermometers indicate the color component scalar values for the pixel immediately under the cursor. Preset images can be selected with the Images drop-down menu.

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