Joy of Seeing Color!
Light has everything
to do with seeing clearly and correctly. Great artists of the past
discovered wonderful secrets about mastering color.
Leonardo da Vinci is credited
for creating atmosphere and depth on two dimensional canvas. For
example, he mixed his palette colors to bring out the foreground
beauty by muting the background colors to match that of the distant
sky. The further in the distance the element was, the more muted
he made it. This simple yet subtle treatment created incredible
depth. It also brought out the foreground beauty.
like Monet, Picasso, and Surat discovered the magic and power of
color. When you look at a painting up close, you are able to see
intense color brush strokes. As you back away, the intense colors
blend together and surprisingly, another color scheme emerges.
used color in combinations like these to create very pleasing visual
effects. Skin, hair and eye color are illuminated delightfully with
of everyday elements such as fabrics, clothes, wall decor and floor
coverings have a color scheme that color correct light can bring
out refreshingly. This light has the ability to permeate through
layered surfaces and reflect back colors along the way.
correct light, you will see colors like you have never seen them
before! Reds are redder, blues are bluer, secondary, tertiary, even
blacks and whites are clearer.
Some say the
light offers a cheerier environment, perhaps this is because the
eye is just simply pleased.
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