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Colour theory and psychology

Colour theory and psychology

WordCamp London 2015 talk given in March

Tammie Lister

March 19, 2015

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  1. “In the visual arts, color theory is a body of

    practical guidance to color mixing and the visual effects of a specific color combination.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_theory
  2. “…light and darkness, brightness and obscurity, or if a more

    general expression is preferred, light and its absence, are necessary to the production of colour… Colour itself is a degree of darkness.” brainpickings.org/2012/08/17/goethe-theory-of-colours
  3. Hue

  4. “ It is not for nothing that we say we

    are ‘feeling blue’ or ‘seeing red’.” thephilosophersmail.com/perspective/the-psychology-of-colour
  5. “Working with color while designing is really about creating another

    dimension in your medium. Choosing a successful palette creates a foundation for adding meaning and hierarchy to your design. “ robots.thoughtbot.com/Its-only-color