From the Beatles' White Album to the Pink Panther's Fiberglass, Richard Branson's rebellious red to the Queen's posh purple, CBC's Under The Influence
takes a look at How Colours Make Us Buy
A Pantone chart
of German chancellor Angela Merkel's many coloured jackets
- science, design, art, culture, travel - you name it, they can relate it back to color. [more inside]
is a fascinating resource for those interested in 3D graphics, digital painting, and the like. How about turning 2D stills into 3D animations
, the truth about motion blur
and colour mixing
, or outlines in action
? Also, a recipe for making your own Viewmaster reels
, and the politics of colour saturation
"Whether it is an impressionist masterpiece, or just wallpaper, if you take the colour juxtapositions and their proportions from nature, you won't go far wrong." Choosing colours for web pages
Adjust Hue, Brightness, Saturation, Scheme and considerations for Visual Anomalies.
Most Valuable Object in the World
The Supreme Purple Star - as it is being called - is a deep purple diamond, turning to crimson when rotated in the light. Diamonds come in a rainbow
of colors and are called "fancies
" in the trade. Some are beautiful
, others less so
. This one is the only one of it's kind, and has been pronounced "priceless". The speculation, of course, is that the owner is looking to sell it.
colour vision model allows you to simulate how the world looks to people with various sorts of colour deficiency. You can check a single image
, or webpage
, or just download it
. Here's a temporary snapshot
of MeFi after being vischecked.