The world of colors is so fantastic - we have and we see colors in everything. We differentiate everything with colors. Experts say that 90% of snap judgments are influenced by the psychological effects of color. So it is really important to know what colors mean and what responses they can elicit.
What is Color Psychology?
So what is the psychology of colors? Every color has its mental effect on people. The variations of meaning, interpretation, and perception can differ between cultures.
The psychology of color is based on the mental and emotional effects colors have on people. There are some very subjective pieces to color psychology as well as some more accepted and proven elements. Keep in mind, that there will also be variations in interpretation, meaning, and perception between different cultures.
Every person fills his life with colors in every aspect of his life. Clothing, home design, applications, make-up, everything has its color and that’s something we choose. Usually, a person feels how a concrete color affects his mood. But there are cases and color mixes that have their own life cycle and they lead you to their flow.
When choosing artwork for your home consider everything: what you feel about the color palette, what effect this artwork has on your sight and perception, what you want to get from this painting: emotions are so important…
Gagik Manoukian’s abstract art is a great vivid palette of colors. Generally, paintings are a great emotional bouquet. They can make you feel calm and peaceful. But there are also such types of paintings that can even frighten you.
The Meaning of Colors and How They Affect Our Mood
As we told the color perception is somewhat subjective, but some effects have universal meaning. Colors in the red area of the spectrum can be yellow-based. These colors are considered to be warm colors and evoke comfort and soft emotions. Reds can also have an undertone of blue and are known as cool colors such as burgundy, ruby, raspberry, deep cherry. These colors are often described as calm but can also call to mind seriousness and dignity.
Let’s see some color schemes and how they affect us:
This table shows that every color has its impact on our perception, but let’s not forget that every person is personality, and can have his own perceptions.
You can hang an abstract painting in black and grey colors, but feel absolutely perfect with it. So it depends.