contrast

The interaction between colors

The color in a picture is always relative , you will never see a color as it really is, as how it is physically. This is because there are influences of te other colors around. These influences or interactions can be received in different ways. Below I have created a list of influential factors that […]

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Lun, 05 May 2014 » Visual alphabet » 2 comments

7 colors contrast by Johannes Itten

Johannes Itten, painter, designer and teacher in the Bauhaus school, he´s the first to make a theory about the possible types of contrasts that are produced by the different features of color. Johannes distinguished seven types of contrast. saturation, temperature, simultaneous, proportion, luminosity, hue and complementary colors. This table of colors we can see how […]

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Lun, 05 May 2014 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

The contrast of light in paint

Light can be represented in painting in all the very different degrees of intensity that exists. When the light has a bright and deep degree, close to white color, this is a strong luminosity. If the background or the surrounding elements are darker, we perceived it as brightness or a weak light. So, we see […]

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Dom, 27 Abr 2014 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

Basic rules of human perception in relation to the forms

Here are some basic rules of psychological behavior of human perception to better understand the mechanisms of the images. You need to understand how our brain decodes reality, and how synthesizes information or how the mind fills the information. For us, the visual artists, it is important to know that the forms that are equal […]

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Sab, 26 Abr 2014 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

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