Additive Color Mixing
A demonstration of additive color mixing, such as the light from a computer monitor.
The opponent reverse image remains after staring at a saturated picture.
Flashing Version 2
Streaks of color elicited from a rotating black and white disk.
Alternate Pattern -- Vector
Bitmap v. Vector
Sizeable, Thicker Version
An afterimage caused by a flickering picture.
Color Mixing Wheel
A different example of color mixing that defies additive or subtractive properties.
A multi-purpose color mixing applet.
Stare at this dot and it merges with the surround.
Ishihara Color Blindness
These figures are used clinically to test for color blindness.
Calibrates these applets so that red, green, and blue are isoluminant on your monitor.
Blue to Green
Checkerboard - Red/Green
Red to Blue
Red to Green
Example of simultaneous contrast similar to the Land Effect.
Odd waves of color from a black and white star.
A look at your own macula (seeing the macula retinae).
A very interesting and persistent form of an after effect.
Blue and Yellow
Neon Color Spreading
The color of an illusory figure leads to a glow of color.
Dynamic Transparent Circles
Reflective Color Mixing
A way to mix additive colors on your screen.
Spatial Color Mixing
A direct representation of additive color mixing on your computer screen.
A single line of color to view with a prism or diffraction grating.
A color mixing applet to configure the screen as a light source for diffraction and refraction.
Subtractive Color Mixing
A simulation of subtractive color mixing, such as exhibited in paint.
von Bezold Effect
A colorful demonstration of subjective brightness.
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