Lets talk about the color red

Have you ever had the blues, or felt green with envy, or been so angry you saw red?

Or maybe you’ve been tickled pink by a golden opportunity that came out of the blue? Color plays such an integral role in our lives that it even shapes the way we describe our moods.
The way different cultures see and describe the meaning of color varies dramatically around the world.

Let’s talk about the color blue

We all know color has an influence on how we experience the world around us.

The basic meanings of colors are so universal, but at the same time culturally determined. Once we consider the significance of colors we can make more conscious choices in the use of color thus have the potency to influence the viewers mind and emotions .
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Quack

Here did it all start.
I was teaching a Adobe Photoshop course and I wanted the students to learn blending modes and color in a fun way.  One day I found a bunch of black and white images and thought this would be the answer to my quest.
So I stared colouring, masking and playing with the image. Making a serious photograph of a goose stepping soldier into a fun half waterbird half soldier. 

 

Quack
– Quack – © Sabrina M – 2015 –

 

Let’s talk about the color yellow

We all know color has an influence on how we experience the world around us.

Just have a look around you and look at the logos companies use. Or notice how color is being used to let us buy things. Color can be a powerful tool to direct people in a certain direction or feeling.  Using certain colors in our work is going to elicit a certain emotional response from the viewer.Read More »