- cannot be obtained by mixture of other colors.
- can be combined to make a useful range of colors known as secondary and tertiary colors (see wheel)
You will not be able to get a primary color by mixing other colors together,
Primary colors by colorspace type
|Colorspace Type||Usage||Most known Primary Colors used||Most known colorspace|
|additive combination of colors||light: screen, monitor||red, green, and blue||RGB|
|subtractive combination of colors||ink, dye, printing, painting, …||cyan, magenta, yellow||CMYK|