|I don't buy this. Your formulas are wrong, plain and simple!
First, you must remember that this tool is just that - a tool. As such, it does its mixing based on mathematics, and not the eye. There is a very real difference between simulating the mixture of pigments, and actually doing it. What we are striving for here is a reasonable approximation of the result. There are a plethora of other things to consider as well. For instance, each manufacturer has its own recipe for a given color. Winsor and Newton's cobalt blue may behave slightly differently than say, Gamblin's. More importantly, things like opacity, lightfastness, color of your ground (paper, canvas, etc.), and other attributes of paints are not taken into consideration. It is very difficult to take all of these factors into consideration in a simulation environment. Where we can add these types of things moving forward, we will.
Article No. 60
Created: 03:19 PM 06.06.03
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