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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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.
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.
Edgar," Eastwood and cinematographer Tom Stern fill the interiors with deep shadows and desaturated colors.