Color Spaces

arya-s edited this page Dec 7, 2014 · 6 revisions

WikiColor Spaces

Chroma.js supports the following color spaces: rgb, hsv, hsl, hsi, lab and hcl. Click on the images to interactively explore the color spaces.

Red Green Blue (rgb)

RGB

Hue Saturation Value (hsv)

HSV

Hue Saturation Lightness (hsl)

HSV

Hue Saturation Intensity (hsi)

HSV

CIE L*a*b* (lab)

LAB

Hue Chroma Lightness (hcl)

HCL

If you want to know more about the HCL color space, I recommend reading how to avoid equidistant HSV colors. Update: the HCL color space (which I initially named CSL) is also known as Munsell color system. Thanks to Kelsey Higham for correcting me on this.