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The Language of Color

As we talk about color, it will be helpful to know the terminology used to describe the various dimensions of color.

Hue is how we distinguish the color families, ie : red, orange, yellow, etc

Saturation is the intensity of a color. How little or how much black a color contains. Do not think about SATURATION in terms of light and dark but rather in terms of pale or weak.

Value is the lightness or darkness of a color.