[Homeroast] Robusta beans colour

Martin Maney maney at two14.net
Tue Nov 9 08:54:45 CST 2010

On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 12:11:31AM -0700, raymanowen at gmail.com wrote:
> Guess the eye sees RGB, but the 4-color printing process uses Cyan, Magenta,
> Yellow and Black halftone separations. Just the artist's palette? Go figure

It's the difference between additive and subtractive synthesis, Ray.
With the black thrown in both because of the limitations of practical
inks/dyes as well as cost savings.

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again and again surprised?  -- Nicholas van Rijn

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