Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts
Sign in to follow this  
3dmaker4u

Color contrast

Recommended Posts

It appears to my eyes that different colors provide different levels of contrast when you observe a 3D printed object. If this is true, the question is, which colors are the best?

This is not about observing the artifacts. By contrary, this assumes you obtained a nice smooth surface, perhaps as mate as possible, and you want to analyse details of the object.

I tried to search, but cannot find relevant keywords to avoid bulk results about contrast between colors, so I said to myself that someone may know.

Obviously is a matter of perception, it is subjective, and may vary between observers, but could be that statistically some colors perform better.

To me, for instance, mid-tone colors provide better contrast than lighter (e.g. white, yellow) or darker (e.g. black).

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!