“Painting is silent poetry, poetry is eloquent painting.” - Simonides
“the colour of a thing is the colour it rejects, the one colour it is not.”
“A colour vibration is sensed not only through vision, but in many other ways. Every colour vibration has an impact on all physical systems and organs of the body, which respond to these frequencies.” – Charles Klotsche
“As human beings we live in a world of colours. Each colour is part of a whole.” – Ingrid S. von Rohr
How do colours sound, smell, taste? What is their texture?
like sound, colours are made up of vibrations
there are good vibes and bad – positive and negative connotations or tones
some colours are more visible than others depending on wave length (physics) and lower frequency or intensity
when working with colours, you are building visual chords or symphonies
strength, anger, tenacity, passion, sensuality, vitality, raw energy & willpower, health, courage, protection. It stimulates activity, intensity and exovertion. Red brings out the revolutionary and leads into affirmative thought and action.
Orange Warmth, maternal feelings, thoughtfulness, a very emotional person & creativity. The muddier shades may indicate pride or vanity, while golden orange denotes self-control. Symbolizes the social force, emotions, attractiveness, joy and independence. Self assurance, amiability and constructiveness are it’s qualities.
Yellow Mental activity, understanding and wisdom, personality power, happiness, clarity, perception, good cheer, optimism. A golden yellow means that the person takes care of him/herself. Confidence, curiosity and practival application of wisdom are its qualities. Humour and detachment make yellow significant for bringing new life to ways of thinking and feeling. Darker yellows may represent shyness.
Green Sympathy, empathy, spirituality, love, money, prosperity, fertility, healing, growth, affinity with nature. Symbolizes the balancing forces, peace, compassion and renewal. It calms the energies and prevails over excesses. Relaxation, rest and calm issue from it. Dark shades of green can indicate one who is jealous or has many uncertainties.