desaturated color

desaturated color

[dē¦sach·ə‚rād·əd ′kəl·ər]
(optics)
A color that is neither a pure spectral color nor a purple formed from a mixture of deep red and violet.
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The desaturated color and satin-like surface each suggest an unusual treatment of the metal beneath, providing a textured contrast to the gloss chrome and brushed aluminum elements around the concept.
After watching the video clip, the participants were then shown 48 consecutive, desaturated color patches and were asked to indicate whether each patch was red, yellow, green, or blue.
Below the color wheel, the same color maps are shown as colorized and desaturated color bars, respectively.
The Master'') delivering a desaturated color palette accentuating the overall gloominess.
These close considerations of painting's most basic components are what merit the comparisons between D'Hollander (in the tiny fistful of texts on her work) and De Keyser and de Stael, a group to which I would add Philip Guston and Richard Diebenkorn, both of whom delighted in the formal play of abstract composition and shared D'Hollander's penchant for milky, desaturated color.
Opposite, Ciera Fedock blended leather clothing with gritty, street-style imagery and then added a desaturated color band.
Ethan: We wanted desaturated color, desaturated Ektachrome look.
Ardy Lam's fluid lensing delivers crisp images of pristine natural scenery (something of a rarity for Hong Kong-set pics) and glittering neon-lit panoramas of the city by night; however, a consistent visual tone is absent, due to the jarring alternation between heavily saturated and garishly desaturated color textures in interior scenes.
The white exteriors and desaturated color interiors also provide stark contrast with the bright red blood that runs through his memories of Bosnia.
Overseas judging by the desaturated color of the lensing, poor William seems to have wandered into a low-budget remake of "Saving Private Ryan.
In its dust-and-guts set-pieces, pic recalls another Andy Lau starrer, "A Battle of Wits," though the desaturated color and wintry look are closer to the first half of Feng Xiaogang's "Assembly," with which "Warlords" went head-to-head over the holiday period.