This post: pink!


I will list possible meanings for each colour, but it is up to the viewer to think about the work, what the artist is trying to tell you, and what it makes you feel.

Pink:

romance, love, friendship, sweet, cute, playful, charming, feminine, nurturing, co...

Today, I'm looking at purple.


I will list possible meanings for each colour, but it is up to the viewer to think about the work, what the artist is trying to tell you, and what it makes you feel.

Purple:

royalty, luxury, wealth, wisdom, dignity, independence, creativity,...

Next up, blue.

I will list possible meanings for each colour, but it is up to the viewer to think about the work, what the artist is trying to tell you, and what it makes you feel.

Blue:

stability, trust, wisdom, confidence, faith, Virgin Mary, truth, calming, sincerity,...

Today my posts take a break from colour symbolism to share a project I have recently worked on.  A while ago at a show I was asked if I would be interested in a project the Mississauga Arts Council, City of Mississauga, and other sponsors were working on, to 'wrap' (ex...

The fourth colour is green...

I will list possible meanings for each colour, but it is up to the viewer to think about the work, what the artist is trying to tell you, and what it makes you feel.


Green:

ambition, greed, envy, peace, healing, growth, hope, nature, harmony...

Next up is yellow!


I will list possible meanings for each colour, but it is up to the viewer to think about the work, what the artist is trying to tell you, and what it makes you feel.

Yellow: happy, intellect, energy, cheerful, freshness, hope, wisdom, light, optimism,...

To re-cap from the last post in this series:

Sometimes colour in art is used not only because it is visually pleasing, or accurate to the subject matter.  It can also be used intentionally to create a mood, emphasize a character or detail, or may contain historical, cul...

Clearly my blogging consistency needs work, but I have been working hard, as you'll know if you follow the progress pics on Instagram @eyespotdesigns. 

Today though, I'm starting a new series of posts, talking about the meaning or symbolism behind various colours.  Some...

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