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NFL teams that haven't yet done monochrome

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No, I agree, all-white should not count, as white is not a color when it comes to pigments. White is the absence of color.

No, black's the absence of color.

Someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I think it depends on what theory of color you're using. Additive color, I believe, says that all possible colors equal black and no colors equal white. Subtractive color is the opposite. Or vice versa on the terms.

Perhaps graphic design subscribes to either the additive or subtractive theory, and thus, yes, all white would be no color at all. It's all semantics.

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QUOTE(beansdooma @ Sunday, January 14th, 2007 - 13:13:12) 

QUOTE(willmorris @ Sunday, January 14th, 2007 - 00:18:40)

No, I agree, all-white should not count, as white is not a color when it comes to pigments. White is the absence of color.

No, black's the absence of color.

Someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I think it depends on what theory of color you're using. Additive color, I believe, says that all possible colors equal black and no colors equal white. Subtractive color is the opposite. Or vice versa on the terms.

You got it exactly right (I teach color theory and design at an Art College). Subtractive Colors deal with pigments, dyes, etc... any time you're creating or mixing your colors. That's why Red, Yellow and Blue are the primary colors of paint but not on your computer. Additive colors are light mixtures... that whole "Sir Isaac Newton and the Prism" thing. So a black shirt is hot in the summer because all the colors (which are really just different wavelengths of pure light) are absorbed and none reflected, and a white shirt is the opposite.

[code]QUOTE(beansdooma @ Sunday, January 14th, 2007 - 13:13:12)

QUOTE(willmorris @ Sunday, January 14th, 2007 - 00:18:40)

No, I agree, all-white should not count, as white is not a color when it comes to pigments. White is the absence of color.

No, black's the absence of color.

Someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I think it depends on what theory of color you're using. Additive color, I believe, says that all possible colors equal black and no colors equal white. Subtractive color is the opposite. Or vice versa on the terms.

You got it exactly right (I teach color theory and design at an Art College). Subtractive Colors deal with pigments, dyes, etc... any time you're creating or mixing your colors. That's why Red, Yellow and Blue are the primary colors of paint but not on your computer. Additive colors are light mixtures... that whole "Sir Isaac Newton and the Prism" thing. So a black shirt is hot in the summer because all the colors (which are really just different wavelengths of pure light) are absorbed and none reflected, and a white shirt is the opposite.

Hmmm.... but one thing I apparently can't get right is that stupid quote button. DAMN!!!

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In CMYK, white is the absence of colour & black is every colour combined.

In RGB, black is the absence of colour & white is every colour combined.

In pigments, yes, it is true that white is not a pigment colour.

BUT! White IS a colour when it comes to light. Because you need light waves to interpret every colour, it should count as a colour.

All-white uniforms shouldn't count, though. Come on, every team has a white jersey, and this tally is meant for the teams coloured jerseys.

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Oh, and the Eagles did wear all green, some years back on a monmday night vs the 49ers.

Yes, but not the current (2003-) set. The current set has an extra number outline, slight shadow on the numbers, different pants striping (the old ones just had a single black stripe on the green) and a different wordmark under the collar.

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No, I agree, all-white should not count, as white is not a color when it comes to pigments. White is the absence of color.

No, black's the absence of color.

It depends on if your talking light or textile colors.

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I should also note that teams - sometimes - designate textile, thread, and/or twill colors for their White as well. White is not White, as far as these colors go...there are a lot of different variations on it.

Here are the Raiders' colors, only using the Pantone Textile colors - note the slightly "off" color for the White:

OaklandRaiders_FRC_9999_TEX.jpg

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