Gray is created by combining black and white pigments. While black and white are not literally colours (black is a shade and white is a tint), blending the two in equal amounts produces a medium grey. Gray cannot be created by mixing two pure hues.
White is created by mixing the colours of the visible section of the electromagnetic spectrum in equal amounts – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. When more white is added to the mix than black, the result is a grey that is lighter than medium grey. A grey that is darker than medium grey is created by using more black than white. In painting and digital imaging, medium grey is used to set the dark and light points.
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