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  • Color

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    What is Color? You are wondering what it is to be a color? Are you a color if you paint yourself white? Is color just an exterior or is it an interior as well? Is the color you are on the outside, the color you are on the inside? Think about it this way, many people in our culture pretend to be something that they are not, just another white man, or just another black man. The fact of life is that you are what you are, and that you cannot, excluding major reconstructive surgery change what you look

  • Color

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    Color is sensed when white light bounces off an object and is reflected into the eye. Objects appear different colors depending on what colors were absorbed and which were reflected. Color is "seen" by the rods and cones in the eye. Cones detect color and rods detect black, white, and shades of gray. People who cannot see colors properly are colorblind. There are many different kinds of colors and they are classified in many different ways (The World Book Encyclopedia p 818, 819). The eye consists

  • Colors

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    Colors Emulsions are thin, gelatinous, light-sensitive coatings on film that react chemically to capture the color and shadings of a scene. Color film requires three layers of emulsions, typically cyan (a greenish blue), yellow, and magenta (a purplish red). As light passes through the layers, each emulsion records areas where its particular color appears in the scene. When developed, the emulsion releases dye that is the complementary color of the light recorded: blue light activates yellow

  • Light And Color: Contrasting Theories Of Color

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    Theories of Color There has always been an understood correlation between light and color. Color cannot be seen when there is no light,but if there is too much light the world will only appear white. Today there is an understanding of what it is that makes color and how light is the key to it. It is understood that an object appears to have a color only when its apparent color is reflected back. There is also a known correlation between the wavelengths of light and their apparent color. Along with

  • The Color Blue In Goethe's 'Strange Color'

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    The color blue is regarded as peculiar color by Goethe because it is a powerful hue that can be perceived as exciting and repose. Goethe mentions that blue is the opposite of the color yellow because blue is always accompanied by darkness while yellow is always accompanied by darkness. Since blue is very close to darkness thus it may give away negative emotions. “The appearance of objects seen through a blue glass is gloomy and melancholy” (Goethe, p. 171). His description of the color blue is similar

  • Color in Architecture

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    Color is one of essential factors in architecture, as James B. Jordan said:” Color is inescapable, except for those who are color blind”, which means how to use color in architecture be of great significance. People tend to acquire perceptual knowledge of one material through color, shape and texture, color hold the most important position. People can identify a city including culture, classic by urban color. In addition, color in architecture’ functionality cannot be ignored. It contributes to bring

  • Effect of Colors

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    Do Colors Have an Effect on One’s Current Mood? Colors are a part of one’s everyday life and are introduced into one’s life starting at birth. For example, when a baby is born, the baby is showered with gifts and the color of the gifts is determined by his or her gender (e.g., blue for boys and pink for girls). Children often are dressed in colors associated with their gender. Furthermore, as individuals age and as their vocabulary increases, they tend to learn about associations between moods and

  • Color in Beloved

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    devastation of slavery" (Kubitschek 115). Through the novel, Morrison uses color to represent a life complete with joy, freedom, and protection, as well as things like community and family. In many sections, Morrison uses color to portray a character's desire for this life while, in other instances, Morrison utilizes color to illustrate the pleasure and realization which the characters experience once they obtain this life. Morrison uses color to explain the life that Denver leads. For Denver’s entire life

  • Fall Colors

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    the trees start to shed their leaves is because that is how they will survive in the cold it either they protect the leaves or they have to sacrifice the leaves to protect themselves. Different color leaves have different ways of why they are that color, the first one is spring and summer which is the color green. When the leaves are green it's from a chlorophyll that is important with photosynthesis. When it starts getting into the season of Autumn, we start to get less sunlight since the sun is

  • Color And Color: The Use Of Color In Film

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    ways can a person describe color? If someone were to ask you that, what you would say? How can you describe what turquoise or maroon feels like? There are many ways you can answer this. Colors can change the way people visually perceive an the environments that surround them. After harnessing the power of sound in our film, film editors then find ways to apply colors on film. Innovators like Thomas Edison and George Mellie would painstakingly paint on film to give them color and to make them all the