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The Purpose of Color

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Intro To Science Of Color

Episode 1 • 1m 47s

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  • The Purpose of Color

    Learn the definition of color. Examine it as a wavelength of light and how we perceive the spectrum. Consider the phycological, emotional and even physical responses color can elicit from us. Examine the specific influence of the color blue.

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