Red and Blue - Dethroned!

Although I don't spend too much time on color theory in my own classes, I found this article particularly interesting: Reinventing the Color Wheel: Why Red is Not A Primary Color.  

Its interesting because for some reason in my mind, I have always thought of the additive approach as being specific to traditional media and the subtractive specific to color printing.  However,  this article makes a compelling argument that the subtractive method is a superior approach to color mixing. Interesting. I'm going to share it with my IB Art students this week and have them experiment with their acrylics this week.


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