Colourful Mysteries of the Mind

The mind moves in mysterious ways, not least when it comes to colour and tone.

As a photographer and printmaker, I’m always mindful of the environment in which I assess  imagery to ensure I’m making correct judgements.

If you haven’t considered how radically different colours can look when placed in different scenarios, it maybe worth you delving a little deeper into this interesting journey…

One of my favourite sites on the subject is Purves Lab — take a look at the see for yourself section and prepare to be amazed at the twists and turns of human colour perception!

Standard Colour Test from Purves Lab

The two circles appear to be different colours — are they really…?

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