COLOR  PHENOMENA Page: 04. 03
Introduction Ingredients Spectra Attributes The Human Eye Color Mixing General Terms
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Attributes

HUE on page 04.00
LIGHTNESS on page 04.01
SATURATION on page 04.02
ATTRIBUTES AS A SPACE on this page

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ATTRIBUTES  AS A  SPACE

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HUE (color, tone, shade) HUE's  form a color wheel
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue and Purple            
 
LIGHTNESS (value, brightness, clearness) LIGHTNESS changes vertically
Light Colors and Dark Colors            
 
SATURATION (chroma, purity) SATURATION changes horizontally
Vivid Colors and Dull Colors            
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When a pure, vivid, strong shade of red is mixed with a variable amount of white, weaker or paler reds are produced, 
each having the same Hue but a different Saturation and is much brighter.

                                   
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    HUE's  form a color wheel

    LIGHTNESS changes vertically

    SATURATION varies horizontally

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