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AskUs: Why do computers use red, green, and blue to create a color when the primary colors are red, blue, and yellow?

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  1. Wes says:

    Commercial printing, and printers in general, use CMYK, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black. It requires all 4 to make up a “real” black, using the 3 primaries alone gives a dark grey.

    In design school, we all remembered the 4 colour process colours by humming the BeeGees…

    C M Y K…..

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