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Theory of the Color Wheel


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Roy G. Biv, A Colorful Character
Theory of the Color Wheel
© Dixie Allan

Sir Isaac Newton developed the color wheel by taking the color spectrum and bending it into a circle. By going clockwise around the color wheel, you will find the same order of the color spectrum... red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo (blue-violet) and violet. Some remember the order of the rainbow by the acronym Roy G. Biv, a very colorful character.

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