Saturday, January 19, 2008

Yellow

Hope and Happiness: Yellowis sunshine. It is a warm color that, like red, has conflicting symbolism. On the one hand it denotes happiness and joy but on the other hand yellow is the color of cowardice and deceit. Nature of Yellow: Yellow is one of the warm colors. Because of the high visibility of bright yellow, it is often used for hazard signs and some emergency vehicles. Yellow is cheerful. Culture of Yellow: For years yellow ribbons were worn as a sign of hope as women waited from their men to come marching home from war. Today, they are still used to welcome home loved ones. Its use for hazard signs creates an association between yellow and danger, although not quite as dangerous as red. Yellow symbolizes wisdom. Yellow means joy and happiness. People of high intellect favor yellow. Yellow daffodils are a symbol of unrequited love. Sunday's color is yellow-gold. When yellow is your favorite color, you are filled with a zest for life. You love to go out and have fun, whether it's taking part in sports, or dancing the night away. You are an optimist and have many friends. You have a playful spirit.Yellow is associated with the number Yellow is the color of the Solar Plexus Chakra, also known as Manipura. This chakra is located in the stomach area. It is linked to the stomach, liver, skin, large intestine, muscular system, and solar plexus area. The Solar Plexus Chakra is representative of vitality and will. When this chakra is open, it acts to empower a person and help them find their personal strength. It will help turn dreams and goals into reality. Gemstones that will aid the Solar Plexus Chakra include amber and citrine. The yellowmandala I made a few years ago, digitally in Paint Shop Pro, but I can't recall exactly how........ More yellow? All about the color yellow

7 comments:

  1. Hello from Faial Island - Azores.

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  2. What a beautiful study of yellow. I wouldn't call yellow my favourite colour, but I do always make a point of painting at least one room in my home yellow...a citrine, ethereal yellow. It lifts my spirits.

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  3. This is beautiful and inspiring! Yellow is so cheerful.
    Thanks for your kind and supportive words on my blog. It really helps, truly.
    xo

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  4. Your hues of yellow is so warming to the soul...very beautiful!

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  5. I love the colors in this one, and I usually shy away from warm colors. But this one just draws me in. It's just beautiful. Good work!

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  6. yellow is my favorite color, actually. it was fun to read this study.
    ~sue okieffe

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  7. Yellow is one of my favorite colors, it always makes me happy when I see it applied in art in any form.

    It is interesting to see what role the color yellow plays in the societies of the world.

    To me it is a very kind and happy color. It reminds me of summer and wild flowers and sunshine and Vincent van Gogh.

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