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Remote Color Management: Get Started with Color Basics

Posted March 27, 2020 by X-Rite Color

So much goes into the way you perceive color, including light, genetics, the environment, human traits, and even fatigue. You may also be among the 1 in 255 women and 1 in 12 men who have some form of color vision deficiency. Our online color challenge is a fun way to better understand your color vision acuity.



Regardless of your color vision acuity, if you are communicating, evaluating, or approving color from a new location your eyes may trick you into making different color decisions. 


Here are some resources to help you understand the basics of color.


Color Perception

Blog | Learn how we see color, the impact color perception can have on printing, manufacturing, and photography, and how the environment and human traits can affect the way we see color. 


X-Rite Color Detective: The Red Ball Mystery

Blog | Objects themselves do not have color. Instead, colorants and ink interact with light to send our brains a color message. Learn how the truth about color can help you make the best color decisions.


Color Theory: Understanding the Numbers of Color

eLearning | Free for a limited time, this self-paced, six-module course explains why communicating color by the numbers is the best way to ensure everyone is speaking the same color language. 


Interested in Other Remote Color Management Topics?

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