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Course: Pixar in a Box>Unit 5

Lesson 2: Color spaces

Introduction to color space

What is a color space? We begin with the idea of a color cube, which assigns unique addresses to every shade, making it easy for humans and machines to agree on colors. Dive into the RGB color model and explore the endless possibilities of color creation.

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• I heard that black is the absence of color, but white is all the colors. Is this correct?
• black and white are not colors they are shades. many people think that they are colors but you use black to shade your picture and or to give it a shadow and you use white to brighten you picture and or make a light source .
• Was RGB modeled based on the Munsell system? cut into a cube? Or smooshed into a cube?
• why is it red, green ,and blue ?
the primary colors are red, YELLOW, and blue.
• Light is strange, and the different primary colors are not the only difference between light and paint.For instance, when you mix paint, stirring all the primary colors together doesn't make white, it makes black.
• Why is it a color CUBE, why can't it be a different shape?
• is it hard to get a job as a color scientist?
• Well, how many color scientists do you know?
Color science is a pretty specialized field and if you're gonna go for it, you want to be really interested in it.
• What is the unit used in the RGB model where 255 is the maximum number each value can be?
• Pixel.

It simply is a pixel. Each pixel is made of three different smaller pixels: red, green, and blue. The different values are the different pixel values

Hope that helps!
• at do we have to draw this xyz axis when we do this?
• I am a fifth grader, and I am doing pretty well in the subject of color science, would it be recommended for me to continue, or should I just stop at where I'm at?
• i was wondering, why in this lesson does the people do 3 numbers like, 100, 12,41, when in other things that let you choose a color it has alot of numbers and letters bunched together like, #b29d60ff for a goldish color?