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Re: Primary Colors

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From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Nov 30 2000 - 16:56:56 PST


The primary colors that you are refering to (magenta, cyan, yellow) refer to
computers or photography. Science uses red, yellow, blue, and green (I
think) for their primary colors. Artists use red, yellow, and blue, so
continue on!
~Michal

> I've recently had it brought to my attention that the current accepted
> primary colors are magenta, cyan, and yellow. I teach elementary art and
> I'm wondering if I really need to point out that fact or if I should
> continue referring to the primary colors the way I always have -- red,
> yellow, and blue!