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Teaching animation: Principle of subtractive and additive color mixing

The animation represents the principle of subtractive and additive color mixing. The colored circles can be freely moved within the animation. The intersecting areas represent the result of the mix.

The animation was originally developed as a offline application for Windows and Macintosh systems and for integration into Microsoft PowerPoint slides. The online version presented here serve as a preview. The exe or app file can be downloaded free of charge from members area.

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Description

The animation shows three color circles, which can be interactively repositioned. Initially the color circles show the three primary colors: red, green and blue. The color values of each color circle can be changed. As a result, any number of color mixtures can be obtained.

Once the animation is started, an accumulative color generator mode is initiated. In this case, the background of the animation appears black. The mode can be changed using the navigation bar on the right.

To individually set the color values of a circle, click on the colored circle. Then modify the color values in the table.

Alternatively, you can also use the Color Picker to set the color values.

General information

Title:Teaching animation: Principle of subtractive and additive color mixing
Target group:
  • Teachers and lecturers
  • Independent learners
Platforms (primary):
  • Microsoft® Windows®
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint®
  • Apple® Macintosh®
Features
  • Resizable without the loss of visual clarity
  • No installation required
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Authoring tool: Adobe Animate

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