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A Munsell color tree rendering showing chroma and saturation

The Difference Between Chroma and Saturation

The words chroma and saturation are often used interchangeably, but are defined as distinct concepts by the Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage (CIE), whose terminology is widely accepted as standard in science and technology. The distinction rests … Continue reading

Modern and “Traditional” Color Theory Part 2

David Briggs continues the conversation in Part 2 of Modern and “Traditional” Color Theory. Traditional color theory uses the ideas of the “color wheel” and the value scale, but typically these are not integrated into any kind of practical three-dimensional … Continue reading