Grey (British English) or gray (American English; see spelling differences) is an intermediate color between black and white. It is a neutral or achromatic color, meaning literally that it is a color "without color." It is the color of a cloud-covered sky, of ash and of lead.
Chart of computer web color grays. Below is a chart showing the computer web color grays. An achromatic gray is a gray color in which the red, green, and blue codes are exactly equal. The web colors gray, gainsboro, light gray, dark gray, and dim gray are all achromatic colors.
According to an interesting and authoritative note in the Oxford English Dictionary, the spelling "gray" was championed by Samuel Johnson, English writer and lexicographer and other English lexicographers; but in the twentieth century "grey" became the established spelling in Britain anyway.
The key difference between gray and grey is that gray is the American way of spelling whereas grey is the English way of spelling of the word referring a specific color.. Before we explore the difference between gray and grey in detail, let us first have a look at what grey actually is. As said by the Oxford English dictionary, grey is “a colour intermediate between black and white, as of ...
One thing I love about warm grays is how they change color throughout the day. In warmer light — during sunrise and sunset — warm gray colors will appear taupe or brown. In the cooler light of dawn, midday or dusk, or in cool artificial light, the color turns a purer gray.
Black is the absence of color and white is the blending of all color when dealing with light. The opposite is true when dealing with paint. A prism will demonstrate the colors in white light. Mac Whew, such confusion! Black paint, white paint, black rooms, lighted rooms.... Subtractive and additive colors..ugh.