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I don't mean to sound pedantic, but you might want to read into the very basics of RGB vs. CMYK, mainly the difference in gamut. #31C68B is an RGB colour that is outside of CMYK's gamut, which means that it cannot be reproduced in that colour space. This is actually indicated in Photoshop's colour picker when you select the colour: What you'll want to ...


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Even if I use RGB Colors in inDesign and print the document, I will still get the right colors on the printout Nope. There are 2 primary reasons as to why there is no guarantee that your chosen RGB colors will print the way you want them to. You can't reproduce all of the CMYK colors in RGB space Converting RGB to CMYK isn't an exact process and ...


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I think a good caveat to all these answers is to keep in mind that color management in the digital world is a "close enough" science. When you calibrate and profile a monitor, you're not getting an accurate plot of all 16+ million 24-bit RGB colors. You're getting an accurate plot of a very minor subset of those colors, with every other color between them ...


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as an addition to what people are saying about light. Red, blue and green light do infact make white. the rainbow (R,O,Y,G,B,I,V) is infact a white light that has been separated via refraction and divided into the R,G,B colors. the other colors are the overlapping of two light colours


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if I take equal amounts of red, green and blue paint in real life I will never obtain the white color or some shade of grey That does not seem true. You will actually get a dark shade of grey such as this one in the center (from the subtractive color model), also known as the imperfect black in CMYK: As for your main question, i.e. “how do I know ...


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Real color is a quite complex subject. In essence color is something that happens somewhere between your cornea and brain. Simplifying this a bit color is what you sense when some photons interact with the three color sensing structures in your eye. Other definitions exist but they fail on many levels. Photons can reach your eye trough many processes. They ...


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Converting to CMYK won't help you unless you find CMYK specific paint, which I'm not sure exists. Commerical paint manufacturers use a variety of non-standardized ways of expressing colour - so try this web based converter: http://www.easyrgb.com This will convert your RGB to a paint colour. That's the free option. If you want to be really picky, you'll ...


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RGB is an additive color model using light directly from its source before it is reflected off of an object. In essence, you start in darkness and because you are directly viewing the light source, the wavelengths can be added to each other to create colors. CMYK and 'real life colors' both use a subtractive method to display color. In essence, you begin ...



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