WHITE : A colour that symbolizes purity and cleanliness.
- Aids mental clarity
- Helps humans get organized
- Allows new and fresh beginnings
“The first of all single colors is white … We shall set down white for the representative of light, without which no colour can be seen; yellow for the earth; green for water; blue for air; red for fire; and black for total darkness.” ~ Leonardo Da Vinci
BLUE: A colour that symbolizes dependability, trust and commitment.
- Gives a cool and calming effect
- Helps intuition
“Blue is the only color which maintains its own character in all its tones…it will always stay blue; whereas yellow is blackened in its shades, and fades away when lightened; red when darkened becomes brown, and diluted with white is no longer red, but another color – pink.” ~ Raoul Dufy
GREEN: A colour that symbolizes harmony, learning and well-being.
- Helps soothe
- Helps physical and mental relaxation
- Creates a sense of harmony and self-control
“He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals.” ~ Oscar Wilde
YELLOW: A colour that symbolizes happiness, optimism and creativity.
- Stimulates mental processes and the nervous system
- Activates memory
- Encourages communication
“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot; others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” ~ Pablo Picasso
ORANGE: A colour that symbolizes warmth and energy.
- Encourages appetite and activity
- Helps with socialization
“Orange is the happiest color.” ~ Frank Sinatra
RED: A colour that symbolizes excitement, courage and confidence.
- Increases enthusiasm
- Helps get more confidence and energy
- Provides a sense of protection from phobias
“Painters use red like spice.”~ Derek Jarman
PURPLE : A colour that symbolizes creativity, wisdom, royalty and magic.
- Calms the mind and body
- Encourages creativity
“Violet has the shortest wavelength of the spectrum. Behind it, the invisible ultraviolet. Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. Poor violet, violated for a rhyme.” ~ Derek Jarman
PINK: A colour that symbolizes youth and excitement.
- Encourages fun and excitement
- Creates a happy and joyful atmosphere
“I fell off my pink cloud with a thud.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor
BLACK: A colour that symbolizes authority, power and mystery.
- Creates an empty feeling
- Creates a mysterious atmosphere
“There’s something about black. You feel hidden away in it.” ~ Georgia O’Keeffe
Hope that you enjoyed these interesting facts about colours. I did my research and got some of these facts from this website: http://www.sensationalcolor.com/
By: Purple Pansy