Newcastle University neuroscientist Dr. Gabriele Jordan, recently announced that she has identified a woman who is a “tetrachromat,” that is, a woman with the ability to see much greater color depth than the ordinary person.
Most people can see a pretty wide range of colours - about a million hues, according to scientists. We perceive all those gradations in colour using cells in our eyes called “cones”. Most people have three cones, making us…
This is the most amazing visual website I have seen this year, and the past year, and the year before that. You are about to spend at least an hour playing around with this website and making gallery worthy art in moments.
So before clicking, ask yourself if you really have spare time. Otherwise whatever it is you are doing is going to get placed on hold for a while. Sorry, dinner’s going to have to wait!
Life Size Comic Book Illustrations Combine With Photography
Gaikuo-Captain is a Chinese student who is also a really great illustrator. He decided to bring them into the real world and combine them with photography to produce this really great series of photos.
Can you imagine how many colors we’re actually missing out on? For a second, imagine how amazing that would be to see it all. Even if you can’t see it, know that the world around you that you are looking at is far duller than it actually is.
Also, did you know:
“They (butterflies) are sensitive to the same wavelengths of light as we are, but nobody knows what the color “red” might actually look like to an insect. Color is entirely the creation of the brain. Insects can also see ultraviolet light, which is invisible to humans. Many flowers have markings we can’t see, but are very visible to insects.” - Yahoo
You may eventually get to a point where you may want to start selling limited edition prints of your work. If you’re at that point, how do you go about pricing? That is the recent public question asked.
Karrah Kobus is a photographer who is at that point and she brought up this question. My industry colleagues chimed in with some great information that you can find here: