The Colour Alchemist: Handmade Pastels
|The Colour Alchemist: handmade pastels||
Colours. Vision; emotion, physical response; What power lies in the colours around us. Black, White, grey, A rainbow, an oil drop. prisms. The way the light defines our skin when we hold a candle and see the transluscence of the miracle of how our body reveals colours.!
There have been sicientific studies about colur and human response to it. Restaurants use this information when designing their interiors. Red increases appetite, Yellow encourages speed. Fast food places are noted for these colours. Check it out next time you need a "quick bite" as compared to a leisierly dining experience.
When painting, consider your emoitions as you set out to create. What are you trying to explore, express, invoke?