CYAN – MAGENTA – YELLOW – KEY (BLACK) These four are the primary colors. In typography these inks are the base of the modern color printing method. The “K” in CMYK refers to the key as printing systems that uses this model applying technology Computer to plate, on the press machine. By calibrating the union of these pure color elements, an infinite range of colors comes to life. We are sorrounded by artificial colors, in fashion, design, architecture and art. Nature can produce the same gradations of chromatic combinations; in the bark of trees, and in the petals of flowers, in the scales of fish, fruit, leaves of plants, in the reflections of rocks and minerals. Nature can be more amazing and creative than human intelligence, and than complex artificial processes.
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Silvia di Paolo for Supernature