Some questions about color

Be prepared to discuss in class on Thursday, February 25

CS 99D - The Science of Art
Winter Quarter, 1999
Marc Levoy
Handout #8

Pretend that you are a Renaissance painter. You just finished reading Leonardo's introductory comments on color (p. 70-76), and you are trying to decide if he is right. Attempting not to use any knowledge you may have of modern scientific color theory, try to answer the following questions. You do not have to turn in your answers; just be prepared to state and defend them in class. Since you are all working on your final project (or should be), this quickie warm-up exercise on color is the only work I will require on the topic of color.

Here are a few other questions (not from Leonardo) that I would like you to think about:
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