CMY colour

  • The CMY colour model deals with a subtractive method of colour mixing. It can be used to explain and provide practical methods of combining three transparent inks and filters (cyan, magenta and yellow) to produce a wide range of other colours and particularly to produce realistic effects when printing digital images onto highly reflective white paper.
  • The primary colours in the CMY colour model are cyan, magenta and yellow.
  • The CMY colour model is a subtractive colour model used with transparent or translucent inks or filters.
  • The CMY colour model along with its system of notation enables an exact and reproducible approach to colour printing and other similar applications.
  • The CMY colour model is deeply embedded in all contemporary digital printer technologies and underpins industrial standards for the printing industry.
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