Fri/09/2008 01:41 PM Filed in: Creative Process
The first color wheel has been attributed to Sir Isaac Newton, who in 1706 arranged red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet into a natural progression on a rotating disk. As the disk spins, the colors blur together so rapidly that the human eye sees white. From there the organization of color has taken many forms, from tables and charts, to triangles and and wheels the history.
Using text from Sarah Lowengard’s The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe we’re taking a look at the progression of color organization systems and how the color wheel came to be.
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