publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

The weight of color

Brunberg, Mikael;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för speldesign
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
This paper explores the weight of color, with the focus lying on the symbolic significance ofcolor. Exploring whether color in itself conveys symbolic significance and is the symbolicsignificance of color permanent, or is it an after construction? It will be looking at differentareas such as what makes us humans able to perceive colors in the first place, beginning withan insight at some of the foundations in the area of color theory. Mentioning experiments ondecomposed white light, that contains the visible color spectrum and its contribution to theevolution of the color wheel. The color wheels contribution to the art world, the constructionof color harmonies a...
Subjects
free text keywords: Symbolic, Significance, color Associations, Films
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