Chapter 6. Color Models


The Exercises in this chapter will encourage you to consider color as a relational element in your compositions. Just as values relate to one another—one value can’t be considered “lighter” without being compared to another value—color is dependent on its surrounding context. Color can be studied in vector graphics or bitmap art. Because adjusting color in a digital photograph is more complex than adjusting color in a flat graphic, you’ll learn about color through the lens of photo editing (forgive the pun). You’ll use adjustment layers and explore the Color Picker while learning the basic tenets of color theory. Then ...

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