Our last colour is grey.

I hope you've found these posts interesting!

Grey: dull, formal, age, wisdom, mature, conservative, neutrality, calm, metallic, mysterious, weather

Brown is up next.

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.

Brown:

practical, reliable, frugal, sincere, earth, humility, stability, natural, warm...

The opposite of white is black.


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.

Black: barriers, control, seduction, power, elegance, formality, fear, m...

In this post, white.

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.

White is the colour most Western brides wear, a trend which began with Queen Victori...

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,...

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...

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