Color Models: Saturation in HSL


Color Models: Saturation in HSL

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Color is a fascinating subject; a subject that evokes enough creativity and pickles the minds of many. If we were to pause looking at color as a creative subject for just a brief amount of time, we would be able to explore it from a different perspective, the perspective of science! This color science will open new avenues for us to understand why colors behave in certain ways. For example, why do some colors look more vibrant than others? What is this quality that makes them shout? And why are some colors so muted? what makes them so understated and well-behaved? Well, the quality of color that makes all this shouting and mellowing happen is called Saturation, and believe it or not, it has everything to do with the color grey. We will learn more about what grey does to colors in this tutorial.

Color Models: Saturation in HSL

Explore how Saturation works within the HSL color model.



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