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October 28th, 2006 | By: Karen Saunders

How to Define RGB and CMYK Color Models

Are you confused by what these letters mean? Can you define RGB and CMYK? Do you know how they affect your desktop publishing and website files? These letters represent two different color models or systems, (which are types of color definitions). RGB stands for Red, Green and Blue, with the first letter of each word represented in the acronym. RGB is an “additive color” system. Red, green and blue beams of light create the colorful images on your computer monitor. Where red and green light overlaps, you see yellow (see diagram at left). When red, green and blue mix together, you…

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