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A color wheel arranging the colors that can be found by refracting sunlight with a prism.
Moses Harris circa 1770
The Natural System of Colours

My name is Tucker and I like color. Enough that I’ll soon begin graduate studies in the Color Science program at Rochester Institute of Technology

My interest in color science stems from a background in theater. Growing up I took a keen interest in theatrical lighting design. During my undergraduate degree at Rocky Mountain College I worked for Electronic Theatre Controls on LED luminaire metrology and theatrical control equipment. Following my time at ETC, I returned to school and studied painting until I graduated in May 2017. During this time I largely focused on studying abstract expressionism, color field painting, and the artists Barnet Newman, Clifford Still, and Josef Albers. After graduation my work took me to Los Angeles where I have been working on direct view LED display design, evaluation, calibration methods, and HDR implementation.

The color wheel above was originally published by Moses Harris circa 1770 in a short book titled The Natural System of Colours. Which you can read here for free, provided by Google books.