What is Black?

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How do I define black?

What is Black?

Black is a color without hue, with zero saturation and of very low value (lightness).

In all graphic work, it is important to remember that black is a color. The black may be termed "pitch" black, to denote the lowest value, saturation and hue, yet when placed on colored paper in certain printing processes, black can take on warm or cool tones.

   

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