Lightness is the perceived brightness of a color compared to a perfectly white background. This is usually represented as a scale that ranges from light to dark.
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The perceived brightness of a color against a pure white background.
Lightness vs Saturation
Saturation is the brightness of a color judged independently of a background. The color of the background has a pronounced effect on perceived brightness.
Light to Dark
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