… for Random Weirdness

Tip #1759: Why Are All Video Graphics Yellow?

Larry Jordan – LarryJordan.com

Yellow text is everywhere – because it works.

Image courtesy of John P. Hess.

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This video, narrated by John P. Hess, first appeared in FilmmakerIQ.com. This is a summary.

Yellow! It’s everywhere, especially in television graphics. But why? Well let’s seriously over-think this and explore some color theory concepts on why this color is the king of graphics color.

This video goes in-depth on the science and readability of color.


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