the additive primary colors are: red, green, & blue
the additive secondaries are: magenta, yellow, & cyan
this color model uses light combinations to produce color, black is the absence of color, white is the sum of all colors

the subtractive primary colors are: cyan, magenta, & yellow
the subtractive secondaries are: red, green, and blue
this color model uses ink, paint, etc. in print, on paper, white is the absence of anything being applied to it, black is the sum of everything being applied

additive combines light, subtractive reduces what light waves are reflected


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