In Greece where I live one of the most influential motifs is the Evil Eye, a symbol prevalent not only in Mediterranean cultures but one which is found in several other cultures and religions around the world. Usually worn as a charm (otherwise called a matiasma) on […]
Beginning from the gold vault beneath the Bank of England Dr James Fox takes us on a fascinating journey looking at the history of gold from its discovery, significance and applications in Ancient Egypt followed by Christianity, its evolution into a symbol of power and […]
In my explanation of how we perceive colours, I will try and keep things as simple as possible because one can get lost in the physiological and anatomical analysis of the eye! As described in my previous post on ‘What is Colour’, we now know […]
To understand what colour is, it is necessary to first look at the source of colour. The source of colour is light where pure white light, such as the sun’s rays, contains all the colours of the visible spectrum. The visible spectrum of colours is […]
Thanks for joining me! My love for and study of colour sparked the creation of this blog for me to more conveniently catalogue my research into this fascinating subject. Colour has been the centre of everything creative I have ever done, so it seems a […]
Everything I’ve ever done has been because of one common factor: my love of colour. I created this blog to document and catalogue my journey in colour in all its manifestations and in my creative expression through art and photography. I hope my content may enlighten, inspire and educate as I explore our wonderful world of amazing colours and how they work, enhance and affect us both consciously and subconsciously in all aspects of our lives as well as the occasional personal journal entry from myself.
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