Color is electromagnetic energy within a specific frequency or wavelength. Objects of different colors reflect a specific wavelength, appearing differently to the eye. The study of color is called chromatics or colorimetry. Red, yellow, and blue are often thought of as primary colors, while green, orange, and purple are deemed secondary colors.
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Visit this colors and pigments page to find color and pigment suppliers throughout the United States. The colorful photograph on this page depicts several paint pigments.
New paint is an easy and relatively cheap way to spruce up any room! Bright colors can add flair and make a room cheery. A popular style is to paint three walls a neutral tone (white or beige) and one focus wall a deeper color, like red or yellow.
A group of multi-colored gift boxes sits in a cluster, waiting to be unwrapped by the lucky recipients. Large, medium, and small gift boxes appear wrapped in red, purple, pink, silver, and green paper, with gold, silver, and blue bows.
How many colors can one see in this photograph of the aurora borealis in Alaska? Green, pink, yellow, orange, and purple colors dance across the horizon in a swirling display of beauty. The lights provide an astronomer's delight in the inky sky.
Five gift boxes, in various colors of striped paper, are scattered on a white background. The boxes, which are of various shapes and sizes, are adorned with ribbons of different colors.
Multi-colored toner cartridges sit in a printer. Black, magenta, cyan, and yellow can be used together to make a variety of colors. Simply hit print and your document will be delivered in the colors you desire.
A sampling of five different colors of granite, from white to black, used for kitchen countertop surfaces. Use the space on your countertops to cut vegetables and meats, prepare meals, and store appliances.
A crib is an essential part of any baby nursery. There are many different crib styles and colors to choose from, to match any decor. Some cribs are convertible, and can be used as a toddler bed as well.
This cultured marble vanity top includes an integrated sink and backsplash. An attractive chrome faucet and sink drain complete the picture. Cultured marble sinks and countertops are available in many sizes, colors, and patterns.
Bowling balls are used in the sport of ten pin bowling. They have three fingers holes, for the thumb and first and second fingers. Bowling balls come in many colors, although black is the standard color.
Cake icings are a combination of butter, sugar, and flavorings. All icings can be flavored as desired, and concentrated icing colors can be added to enhance the cake decorations.
Color laser printers are designed for higher-volume printing, and are often used in commercial offices. They typically use a four step printing process for the colors cyan, magenta, yellow, and black.
Color laser printers use a four step printing process and are often used for printing high volumes as well as color documents and photos. This rendering shows a printer and the colors cyan, magenta, and yellow that are used in a color laser printer.
Color printers use several different color cartridges in various combinations to create a wide variety of printed colors. Some color printers have an input for connecting a camera and printing photos directly from it.
This photo shows a variety of computer cables of various sizes and colors with many different types of connectors used for peripherals ranging from printers to power to audio. Sometimes these cables are not included with accessories or peripherals.
Western wear is tough, practical, comfortable and stylish, and this illustration of a pair of black cowboy boots hanging by a red cord has a very western feel. Cowboy boots can be found in a variety of colors, styles, leathers, and stitching patterns.
Tile continues to grow in popularity as a floor covering because it is durable, attractive, and easy to care for. It comes in various sizes, textures, and colors, offering limitless design patterns.
A trio of three silk ties for men, in different colors and patterns is photographed together. The ties include several blue hues as well as red and gold. The ties on the left and right are striped; the middle tie features a pattern of small squares.
A drawing of a festive gift illustrates that something special is inside for Dad. The blue present is set on a light green background, and is accessorized with a red ribbon. Different colors of confetti float around the present.