Science Bag Videos

"Color Mixing in Art and TV"

Robert Greenler - Department of Physics

The science of color—some of it's rules its mysteries and surprises, its collusion with the human eye—comes under scrutiny in "The Pointillist Painter, the Sunday Comics, and Color TV: Color Mixing in Art Technology." In this wide-ranging and engaging program physicist Robert Greenler looks at "a dozen ways of mixing color," using both the basics we learn in kindergarten for the mixing of pigments and those which govern the mixing of light.